Benedetta Donato is an indipendent curator.
She is the president of the cultural association pianoBI, for which she curated and produced several photographic project. Among them 100”click 4 Change, the first Italian exhibition of the international network of social photography Shoot4Change, an institutional project for Festival di Fotografia in Rome and Fotografia Europea in Reggio Emilia.
In 2010 she became a member of Consulenti Esperti of ICCD – Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.
For Giart she has been Art Curator for exhibition and editorial projects of Maurizio Galimberti and she curated his exhibitions EXTRA_VAGANTE, Frammenti, Parigi and Paesaggio Italia/Italyscapes, an exhibition and book (published by Marsilio) about Italian landscape. The exhibition, first presented in Venice, has been shown in several venues and ended in New York.
For Maurizio Galimberti she also curated Metamorfosi. La città che sale, a project and a catalogue about Milan, presented in the occasion of EXPO 2015. She curated the exhibition INDUSTRIA by Niccolò Biddau at DaDAEAST Gallery in Milan and in the occasion of the XIIIth edition of Corigliano Calabro Fotografia.
She collaborates with contemporary art galleries, institutions and art events. She is a contributor of IL FOTOGRAFO magazine, for which she interviews the great masters of international photography.