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Eleonora Roaro is a visual artist and researcher based in Milan. She is a lecturer at NABA (Milan) for the Bachelor’s programmes in Cinema & Animation and Creative Technologies, as well as at IED (Milan) for the Bachelor’s programme in Design. Her research focuses on video-art, archival practices, archaeology of the cinema and cinema-going. As an artist, her work has been shown since 2011 in numerous museums and galleries such as La Triennale (Milan), Fabbrica del Vapore (Milan), Casa degli Artisti (Milan), CAMERA (Turin), MACRO (Rome), CAMeC (La Spezia), E-Werk (Freiburg), Maison de la Culture (Clermont-Ferrand), La Friche (Marseilles), Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Madrid and Prague). As a research fellow at the Università degli Studi di Udine, in 2019 she worked on the project “VR and AR in the valorisation of cultural and art heritage”. For 2020–22 she is part of the project “Sensing Dolce Vita: An Experiment in VR Storytelling” winner of the MISTI Global Seed Fund (MIT and Friuli-Venezia Giulia). Some of her recent articles have focused on cinema architecture and VR reconstruction (L’Avventura, 2020; Alphaville, 2021), cinema theatres in visual arts (LabCom, 2021) and Lynn Hershman Leeson’s work (Mimesis, 2019).