Luisa Ausenda, founder of Studio Leggero, is a curator and a digital art specialist with over ten years of professional experience in the artworld and three years in Web3 technologies (particularly, the metaverse, NFTs and the blockchain). Recently, she curated Andrea Bonaceto’s solo show at MEET Digital Culture Center and wrote an essay for the book published by Cambridge Scholars ‘Global Arts Leadership in the Digital Age: Voices from the World’s Major Art Industries’. Formerly Head of Collector Relations at Aorist, where she led the art Sales, Advisory and Consultancy offices, she studied and worked in Milan, New York, Rafaela (Argentina), São Paulo, Florence, Istanbul, Havana and Dubai. In early 2020, she started collaborating as curator and consultant for NFT art collectors, platforms and artists, and co-founded the feminist NFT art curatorial collective ClitSplash. Since then, she has organized and spoke at conferences and panels around the world in institutions such as Milan Design Week (2021), the 59th Venice Biennale’s Uzbekistan Pavilion (2022), and Istanbul Contemporary art fair (2022). In 2015, she was appointed Acting Director at Galleria Continua Havana, a position she held for four years. With Galleria Continua, she coordinated the organization of solo and group shows and cultural events with local and international artists and served as saleswoman at art fairs around the globe. Co-founder of ClitSplash, Luisa Ausenda (Milan, Italy) studied and worked in Milan, New York, Argentina, São Paulo, Florence, Istanbul, Havana and Dubai. In 2014, she attained with honors a Bachelor's Degree at Bocconi University (Milan). In 2015, she was appointed Acting Director of Galleria Continua La Habana (Cuba). She coordinated the organization of solo and group shows and events with local and international artists such as Anish Kapoor, Michelangelo Pistoletto and JR. In March 2020, the NFTs' platform Snark.art employed her as guest curator. She was invited speaker at the panel ‘Collecting vs Trading in Digital Art' with John Crain (CEO at SuperRare), Alexander Salnikov (co-founder and CPO at Rarible) and Matt Hall (Partner and Creative Technologist at Larva Labs/Cryptopunks). In 2021, she curated and co-hosted with Milano5Vie Milan Design Week's event ‘Beyond the Digital Renaissance'. In this panel, she moderated 14 guests including crypto art's top collector Pablo Rodríguez-Fraile, crypto artists Andrea Bonaceto and Skygolpe, and personalities such as Erminia Sciacchitano, who organized the G20 in 2021. Recently, she attained a Master's Degree in Modern and Contemporary Art History at Havana University (Cuba). In 2022, she is to publish an essay, ‘Curating and Managing Crypto Artworks', which will be part of the book by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ‘Managing Arts and Culture in the Digital Era', along with texts by Dirk Boll (President at Christie's Europe, Middle East, Russia and India), Paolo Giulierini (Director at Naples' Archeological Museum) and the crypto artists duo Hackatao.