Allegra Cordero di Montezemolo

Allegra Cordero di Montezemolo (b. Mexico City, 1985), received her bachelor’s degree in Cinema and Television at Centro University in Mexico City. She worked in film and commercial production for three years, all the while becoming more and more interested in the intersections of cinema with other artistic disciplines as well as its presentation in alternative contexts outside of the movie theater. She then spent three years at the Cineteca Nacional (National Film Center) in Mexico, first curating and programming “Sala 7,” a project dedicated to approaching and reflecting on film through multimedia exhibitions. Afterward, she took charge of coordination and development of the curation of the inaugural exhibition at the new Cinema Museum at the Cineteca Nacional. In 2013, she was coordinator of production and development as well as curatorial assistant for the Mexican Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennial. Since October of 2013, she has been working as Exhibition coordinator and curator at the Center for the Image in Mexico City.