Lorenzo Benedetti (born in Italy) is curator for contemporary arts at Kunstmuseum of Saint-Gall (Switzerland), since february 2017. He was the director and curator of de Appel arts centre until 2015. He was director of the Art Center De Vleeshal, Middelburg, in the Netherlands, and curator of the Dutch Pavilion for the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. He studied art history at La Sapienza University in Rome and in 1999 attended the Curatorial Training Programme at de Appel Foundation in Amsterdam. In 2005 he founded the Sound Art Museum in Rome, a space dedicated to sound in visual art. He has been the director of the art centre Volume! in Rome and a curator at the Museum Marta Herford, in Herford, Germany. He was guest curator at La Kunsthalle in Mulhouse, France. Recent exhibition include During the Exhibition the Gallery Will Be Close, Wiels, Bruxelles, Also Sculpture Die, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.