Giovanni Aloi studied Fine Art – Theory and Practice and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University. He is a Lecturer in History of Art and Visual Cultures at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sotheby’s Institute of Art London/New York, and Tate Galleries. He lectures on subjects of modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on the representation of nature and animals. He is Editor in Chief of Antennae, the Journal of Nature in Visual Culture (www.antennae.org.uk). Aloi completed his PhD on ‘taxidermy in contemporary art’ at Goldsmiths University of London in 2014. In 2011 he published Art & Animals with IB Tauris.