Associate Professor and Director of the Art Foundation Program at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUArts Qatar)
Simone Muscolino is an associate professor and the director of the Art Foundation program at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar. He is a multidisciplinary designer engaged in a research practice concerned on audio-visual culture, and time-based media.
Muscolino art-directed the video production of several design and architecture firms and worked for both the movie industry and advertisement agencies. He co-founded and partnered Interaction Design Lab, a Milan based company working in the crossover between technology and design.
Muscolino served as visiting professor and video consultant at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, where he was also one of the project leaders of e1 (Exhibition Unit), a design unit active on various projects for public and private clients. He also taught at Architectural Association London, NABA Milan, Strelka Institute Moscow, IED Rome, Domus Academy Milan, Fachhochschule University of Applied Science Düsseldorf.
Muscolino’s work and installations have been exhibited at venues such as the Venice Biennale, Milano Triennale, Victoria & Albert Museum in London, NYC WantedDesign, Providence RISD Museum, Kraftwerk Berlin, Manege Central St.Petersburg, Beijing Biennale of Architecture, Fire Station Gallery and Al-Riwaq Doha Exhibition Space.