Academy Now is an organisation dedicated to empower people through professional-level courses
Laura Petrillo is the founder and the Education Coordinator of Academy Now.
Born in Zurich, she lived/worked in Salzburg and in London. She attended university in the UK and worked as manager in central London for the creative industry.
Currently she is based between Italy and Spain.
Claudio Cazzara is the director of Academy Now, a trained engineer, musician and portrait photographer. He has developed his career in the marketing aerea in major multinational companies. Started photographing in the late 1990s, has explored portraiture through collaborations with musicians, visual artists and companies.
Recent selected publications include: Alex Pryodny, Sound Impressions, CD Cover, NY; ART ZIP Magazine- London, pp. 159-160-165, Issue 13, Portraits of visual artist Zhu Tian; 2015 LADIES & GENTS Magazine, Milano Finanza, Issue 52, p.60; 2014 Academy Now I Limited Edition Catalogue.
Collector and president of
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin.
Head of cultural program & special projects and chief curator of performance art at Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
Private collector and art patron, Berlin
FRÉDÉRIC DE GOLDSCHMIDT
PAULINE DE SOUZA
Senior lecturer at the University of East London and
Director of Diversity Art Forum, London
Artist, winner of the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize 2014 (UK) and the Catlin Art Prize 2015 (UK), London
Artistic director of MAMbo -Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna
Co-director of P420 Arte Contemporanea