TRAMELLI Barbara

Qualifica Assegnista
E-mail barbara.tramelli@unive.it
Sito web www.unive.it/persone/barbara.tramelli (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsu

Barbara Tramelli è Assegnista di Ricerca al Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities al Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici (DSU) di Ca' Foscari da Novembre 2019, e Visiting Fellow al St. Benet's Hall (University of Oxford) da Gennaio 2019. Il suo campo di ricerca attuale sono le illustrazioni a stampa rinascimentali, con particolare interesse sulle illustrazioni stampate a Lione dal 1480 al 1600. Un secondo campo di ricerca è la trattatistica d'arte del 1500, e in particolar modo gli scritti d'arte del pittore e scrittore milanese Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo. La dottoressa Tramelli si è laureata con lode in Comunicazione e Gestione dei Mecati d'Arte e Cultura all'Università IULM di Milano (laurea triennale) e ha conseguito il Master of Arts with distinction all'Istituto Warburg di Londra. Dal 2011 al 2015 ha lavorato come pre-doctoral fellow all'Istituto Max Planck per la Storia della Scienza, e ha conseguito il dottorato alla Freie Universitaet di Berlino summa cum laude. Dal 2016 al 2019 ha lavorato come chargée de mission per l'Equipex Biblissima finanziata dal CNRS, in collaborazione con l'Università di Oxford, l'École nationale supérieure des sciences de l'information et des bibliothèques a Lione, e il Centre d'études supérieures de la Renaissance a Tours. Ha ottenuto prestigiose fellowships quali la Frances Yates Visiting Fellowship al Warburg Institute per la sua ricerca sulle connessioni tra gli scritti lomazziani e l'alchimia rinascimentale. Ha insegnato all'ENSSIB corsi sul libro illustrato rinascimentale (2018-2019) e summer schools/laboratori di Digital e Technical Art History (Ca'Foscari, 2020-2021). La sua prima monografia su Giovanni Lomazzo è stata pubblicata nel 2017. Attualmente sta lavorando alla seconda monografia sulle illustrazioni lionesi (Printing Images, Sharing Knowledge). é fondatrice del database iconografico "Lyon16ci" e co-fondatrice del database "1516" in collaborazione con il Visual Geometry Group del Department of Engineering Science a Oxford. 

Barbara Tramelli is currently Research Grant Holder at the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (DSU, Ca' Foscari, from November 2019), and Visiting Fellow at St. Benet's Hall, University of Oxford (from January 2019). Her research focuses on the written transmission of artistic knowledge, the interrelations between text and illustrations, images as agents of change and artists' educational attainments in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She focuses on the writings on art of the Milanese painter Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo. She obtained her BA in Art Market and Cultuarl Heritage Management at the IULM University in Milan. After that, she obtained her MA with distinction at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Studies, University of London. She obtained her PhD in Art History at the Freie Universitaet in Berlin, where she also worked as predoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, in the research project 'Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe, 1300-1650' (2011-2015). From 2016 she been working as chargée de mission for the Equipex Biblissima (CNRS/CESR) on the project 'Le livre Illustré à Lyon, 1480-1600’, in cooperation with the University of Oxford, the ENSSIB, the Bibliothèque Municipale in Lyon, the CESR and the Warburg Institute in London. She held fellowships from different prestigious institutions, among which the Frances Yates Fellowship at the Warburg Institute for a project on the connections between Lomazzo's writings and early moden alchemical notions. She taught at the ENSSIB on early moden illustrated books (2018-2019) and laboratories/summer schools on DIgital and Technical Art History (Ca' Foscari, 2020-2021). Her first book on the Milanese artist and writer on art Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo was published in 2017 (Nuncius, Studies and Sources in the Material and Visual History of Science, BRILL). She is currently working on her second book 'Printing Images, Sharing Knowledge' on illustrated books printed in Lyon. She is founder of the database 'Lyon16ci' and co-founder of the database '1516' in cooperation with the Visual Geometry Group (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford).

 

USEFUL LINKS

https://mpiwg-berlin-mpg.academia.edu/BarbaraTramelli

https://projet.biblissima.fr/fr/appels-a-projets/projets-retenus/livre-illustre-a-lyon-1480-1600

https://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/research/projects/FGDupre_Tramelli_Barbara_Lomazzo

https://brill.com/view/title/33876?lang=en

 

RESEARCH POSITIONS HELD

2019-2021: Research Grant Holder Digital Art History/Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities University of Ca’Foscari, Venice

2019-2021: Visiting Research Fellow St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford, UK

2016-2019: Chargée de Mission (Postdoctoral Fellow) CNRS/CESR, Equipex Biblissima, France

2017: Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow - Department II, The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

2017: Frances Yates Fellow - The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Studies, London

2016: Visiting Postdctoral FellowDepartment II, The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

2011-2015: Predoctoral Fellow - Research Group Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe (1350-1600), MPIWG, Berlin

 

QUALIFICATIONS

2011 - 2015: PhD, Summa cum Laude, Art History Faculty, Freie Universität, Berlin

2009-2010: Master of Arts, Graduated with Distinction, Cultural and Intellectual History, the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Studies, London

2005-2008: Bachelor Degree, 110 with Honors/110 - Art Markets and Heritage Management, IULM University, Milan

2005: A Levels, Liceo Classico Melchiorre Gioia, Piacenza

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

Research Grant (Assegno di Ricerca) | Ca’ Foscari University | Venice | November 2019 – October 2021

Visiting Research Fellowship | St. Benet’s Hall | Oxford | February 2019 – February 2022

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship | Max Planck Institute for the History of Science | Berlin | Fall 2017

Frances Yates Fellowship | Warburg Institute - School of Advanced Studies | London | Spring 2017

Travel Grant | Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in Early Modern Europe | Oxford | July 2016

Predoctoral Fellowship | Max Planck Institute for the History of Science | Berlin | October 2011 – March 2015

Warburg Institute Fees Scholarship | Warburg Institute | London | October 2009 - June 2010

Erasmus Exchange Program Scholarship | Université François Rabelais | Tours | September 2008 - August 2009

 

CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS (SELECTED)

2021

1. Similarities and differences in the imagery for emblem books printed in Lyon in the sixteenth century, 12th International Conference of the Society for Emblem Studies, University of Coimbra (expected)

2. Bernard Salomon and Pierre Eskrich: Iconographic Similarities and Differences using the Imagematching Software, Research seminar at St. Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford

2020

3. “Imago Docta: Il Cammino delle Immagini nei Libri Illustrati Stampati a Lione (1480-1600)”

4. Discorso sul Metodo. Stampe e Illustrazioni nel Rinascimento. Progetti e Studi della Fondazione Giorgio Cini sulla Storia della Xilografia e dell’Illustrazione Libraria, Venice, Italy

5. “Text and Image in Renaissance Lyon Literature”, Convegno internazionale “Littératures de la Première Modernité & Création Multimédia (postponed 2021)

6. “Le Chemin de l’Image in Renaissance Lyon: Digital Tools for the Study of Early Modern Illustrations”, Seminar of the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities, Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy

7. “French Emblem Books: Some Case Studies in Renaissance Lyon”, Society for Emblem Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal (postponed 2021)

8. “New Tools for Image Retrieval and Description: The Imagematching Software”, Seminar of the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities, Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy

9. “Book Illustrations in Renaissance Lyon: the Biblissima Project”, Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes, Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France

2019

10. “Illustrations and Digital Tools: Book Imagery in Renaissance Lyon”, Department of Digital and Public Humanities, Ca’ Foscari, Venice

11. “Lomazzo’s Colors, Leonardo’s Colors”, LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519). Dal 'Libro di Pittura' al 'Trattato'. Circolazione, Trasmissione, Ricezione delle Idee e degli Scritti Vinciani tra Cinquecento e Seicento, Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Rome

12.  “The Illustrated Book in Renaissance Lyon”, Biblyon, Journée d’études sur le Livre Lyonnais, ENSSIB, Lyon

13. “Prontezza di Mano e d’Ingegno: Some Thoughts on the Renaissance Artist’s Hand”, St. Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford

14. “Emblem Books and Beyond: The Illustrated Printed Production in Renaissance Lyon”, Society for Emblem Studies, University of Glasgow

15. “Biblissima and Imagematching: A Cooperation with the Automatic Image Retrieval Software”, Seminar of the History of the Book, Bodleian Library, Oxford

2018

 16. “Imago Docta: Printed Illustrations in Lyon between 1480 and 1600”, Technical Art History Colloquium/Image Making and the History of the Book, Artechne Project, Amsterdam

17. “An International Collaborative Project: The Illustrated Book in Lyon 1480-1600”, Colloquium Department I, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

2017

18. “The Body and the Senses in Sixteenth-Century Italian Writings on Art: The Concept of Artists’ Prontezza”, The Making of Technique in the Arts, ARTECHNE PROJECT, Utrecht

 19. “The Illustrated Book in Sixteenth-Century Lyon: Results and Perspectives”, The Warburg Institute: A Research Community, School of Advanced Studies, London

20. “La Falsa Alchimia de la Quale Tanta Stima già ne Feci: Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo’s Thought on Alchemy”, Tea Time Talk, The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Studies, London

2016

21. “I Vari Caprizzi che Strani mi Venian: The Life and Achievements of Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo”, Sixteenth Century Society Conference, speaker and chair of session The Artist I and II, Bruges

22. “Acutissima è la Prospettiva: Perspective in Sixteenth-Century Milan”, Scientiae, Disciplines of Knowing in Early Modern Europe, Oxford

23. “Le Livre Illustré à Lyon 1480-1600 –Le Projet Biblissima”, Biblyon, Journée d’études sur le Livre Lyonnais, ENSSIB, Lyon

24. “Annibale Fontana’s Anatomical Drawings and Painters’ Learning of Anatomy in Milan”, Simposi Ciencia y Art, Instituto de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia Lopez Pinero, Valencia

25. “Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo’s Discourse on Perspective: Sources, Examples and Links with Northern Theories”, Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo: His Theory and Practice, RSA annual meeting, Boston

2015

26. “Between Theory and Practice: The Series of Anatomical Drawings Attributed to Annibale Fontana”, North Italian Renaissance 1450-1650: New Studies in Drawing and Painting, RSA annual meeting, Berlin

27. “Artists as Readers, Artists as Writers”, How-To Workshop, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

28. “Artists and Anatomy in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Influences and Exchanges”, Scientiae, Disciplines of Knowing in Early Modern Europe, Vienna

2014

 29. “Written Transmission of Pictorial Knowledge: The Case of Giovanni Lomazzo’s Trattato della Pittura”, Research Group Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe (1300-1650), presentation for the examination committee of the Max Planck Society, Berlin

30. The Academy of the Blenio Valley: An Example of Burlesque in Sixteenth-Century Milan, Seminar Lecture Series Kunstlerwissen: Artists and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, Freie Universität, Berlin

2013

31.“Nature and Grotesques: Pirro Visconti Borromeo and his Collection of Naturalia in the Villa of Lainate”, Collecting Nature, Schwabenakademie Irsee, Irsee

 32. “Theory and Practice of Colors in Sixteenth-Century Milan: Lomazzo’s Del Colore”, Scientiae, Disciplines of Knowing in Early Modern Europe, University of Warwick, Warwick

33. “Giovanni Lomazzo’s Education and Background”, The Artist and his Work, RSA annual meeting, San Diego

34. “Sapere e Saper Fare: The Dichotomy between Artistic Theory and Practice in Sixteenth-Century Italy”, Cultural Materials/Material Culture - Chiasmi Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge

35. “Lomazzo’s Education and Apprenticeship: The Early Years”, Research Group Seminar “Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe”, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

2012

36. “Sofonisba Anguissola Pittora de Natura: A Page from Van Dyck’s Italian Sketchbook”, Jane Fortune Conference on Women Artists in Early Modern Italy, Archivio di Stato, Florence

37. “Drawings and Alchemy in Sixteenth-Century Italy: Some Thoughts on the Allegory of Painting in the Albertina”, Art and Alchemy Workshop for the preparation of the exhibition ‘Kunst und Alchemie’, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf

LANGUAGES

Italian – native speaker
English – fluent
French – fluent
German –good
Latin – very good
Ancient Greek – good
Spanish – reading knowledge
Portuguese – reading knowledge

EDITORIAL WORK

2020-2021: Member of Editorial Board, Co-curator and Journal Manager, Magazén –International Journal for Digital and Public Humanities - Digital and Public Art History