Tricia is an architect and architectural historian. She came to Paris a little over 12 years ago to spend a year learning French for her research, and has never left! Tricia is an Assistant Professor in Design & Theory at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble; she also teaches in Boston University’s London-Paris Architecture & Urbanism Program. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Detroit, a Graduate Diploma (history & theory) from the Architectural Association, a MA (French cultural studies) from Columbia University and a PhD (architecture) from the University of Paris 8. Focused on the 20th century, her research interests include the architectural/urban development of Paris and its region as well as public building policy in France. A veteran of walking tours of Paris organized for architectural students, she now brings her expertise to a broader audience.
Dony holds an MA in Communication and Culture from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and a Ph.D in Art History from the University of Granada, Spain. He has lived and traveled extensively throughout Greece and the UK, where he researched Ancient Greek and Roman Art, delving deeply into Aesthetics. He has taught at the University of Faesa, in Brazil. There and in Spain he has enjoyed working as a media journalist, as well as for the radio. He is now based between Rome and Paris and leads Context walks in both cities.
Born in Italy where she studied aesthetics and philosophy of art, Susanna is now finishing her PhD and teaching art and heritage history at the University "Sorbonne Nouvelle" of Paris. Passionnate about art and museum exhibitions, Susanna had worked with several French and Italian museums (Centre Pompidou, CAPA, Louvre, Scuderie del Quirinale, to name a few). She is now managing a cultural project about French museums and their audiences for the French Ministry of Culture.
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