Director of the Museo delle Culture (Lugano, Switzerland, since 2005)
Francesco Paolo Campione (b. 1964) teaches Cultural Anthropology at the University of Insubria (Como, Italy, since 2001) and he is the Director of the Museo delle Culture (Lugano, Switzerland, since 2005).
For almost thirty years he deals with the Anthropology of Art, the Museum Studies and the Management of Cultural Organizations, alternating his researches with the academic activities and the direction of cultural institutions and museums. He has conducted field works in Bali and Laos. He has been the curator of more eighty permanent and temporary art exhibitions in different countries. He has published 15 monographs, 20 art catalogues and more than 150 essays and articles on scientific journals and in volumes edited by other authors.
Operating in the management of cultural organizations, he has conceived and experimented modern systems based on middle and long term planning, on the organic interaction with the territories and on the development of international nets to share and to promote different activities. He also worked as a consultant to institutions and local governments in Italy and Switzerland.