Benedetta supports Robyn in the work of synthesis of relevant research and literature relating to arts and health.
Benedetta is a PhD candidate at the School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds. She has been awarded a scholarship to work on a collaborative doctoral partnership with East Street Arts to research the sustainability of artists’ spaces and organisations.
In 2020, she was awarded ESRC Impact Acceleration funding for a placement to study how arts organisations can support community resilient responses after environmental disasters. Benedetta is engaged in teaching at the University and has been accredited Associate Fellowship by the HEA, outside of academia she writes on contemporary art and works as a freelance curator.