Emilia Terracciano

Associate Lecturer

Emilia received a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and History of Art from University College London (2005) an MA (2007) and PhD from The Courtauld Institute of Art (2013). She was the recipient of the Nehru Trust Award (2008) and the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award scholarship at the Victoria and Albert Museum (2008-12). Emilia acted as consultant for the British Museum acquisition team (2013) and junior cataloguer at the Victoria and Albert Museum, providing detailed descriptions of items stored in the South Asia collection of Modern and Contemporary art (2008-13).

Emilia has taught in various institutions including UCL, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Christie’s Education, FADA (Kingston University) and Photographer’s Gallery.

She regularly contributes to the art press including Frieze, Modern Painters, Burlington Magazine, Caravan and Photomonitor.

Additional Interests


MA History of Art, Documentary Reborn: Photography, Film and Video in Global Contemporary Art (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Recent Grants

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, Ruskin School of Art

Publication Grants

John Fell Oxford University Press (OUP) Research Fund

Scouloudi Foundation in association with the Institute of Historical Research, London

Other professional activities

Co-lecturer with Prof Malcolm Bull (Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University) BFA year 2 course, Photography and Globalisation