Anna Santomauro is a curator, educator, and researcher in micropolitics and socially engaged art. Since 2017, she has worked at Arts Catalyst in Sheffield, UK as Curator. In 2011, Santomauro co-founded Vessel, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to public programming in relation to contemporary social, political, and economic issues, based in Bari, Italy. Between 2015 and 2018, Santomauro was Public Programmer at Eastside Projects (Birmingham, UK) and Curator-in-Residence at Grand Union (Birmingham, UK). Santomauro was a recipient of the ICI/Dedalus Research Award. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Wolverhampton (UK).
Vessel is a nomadic curatorial organization and agency invested in supporting artistic and curatorial practices that are situated, responsive, and research-led.