Dr. Isabella di Lenardo is the Venice Time Machine Project Manager. Since the beginning of the Venice Time Machine, she directed all the urban modelling simulations of the city and acted as contents curator for all the exhibitions (Venice Biennale, Grand Palais, Datasquare – ArtLab). She is also director of the “Replica” project which consists of the digitisation of 1 million of photos of artworks in the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice) and their patterns extraction through a search engine for visual similarities.
Isabella di Lenardo studied Archeology and Urban Studies and has a Ph.D in Art History. She has published numerous essays and articles about Venetian Art and Urban History and participated in many art exhibitions in European museums. She is coordinating regular summer schools and workshops about Digital Tools for Art History and Urban History. She lectures at several universities including Venice International University and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering.