Giovanni Aloi is an art historian in modern and contemporary art. He studied History of Art and Art Practice in Milan and then moved to London in 1997 to further his studies at Goldsmiths University, where he obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Art History, a Master in Visual Cultures, and a Doctorate on the subject of natural history in contemporary art. Giovanni currently teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sotheby’s Institute of Art New York and London, and Tate Galleries. He has curated art projects involving photography and the moving image and is a BBC TV and radio contributor. His work has been translated in Chinese, French, Russian, Polish, and Spanish. His first book titled Art & Animals was published in 2011 and since 2006 he has been the Editor in Chief of Antennae, the Journal of Nature in Visual Culture.