Alessandra Cianetti is a London-based curator, creative producer, and writer. Since 2013 she has been curating international live and visual art projects around notions and lived experiences of movement, migration, identity, and borders. She has worked internationally on multi-disciplinary live and visual art projects across the UK, Europe, and Southeast Asia in partnership with arts organisations and institutions such as the Barbican Centre, the Live Art Development Agency, Tate Britain, South London Gallery, City of Skopje, Ikona Gallery Venice, FEFÈ Project Rome. Her activities have been supported, among others, by the Arts Council England, the European Cultural Foundation, and the Fire Station Artists’ Studios Dublin. From 2013 to 2018 Alessandra has been co-director of the London-based arts organisation Something Human.
Alessandra is the founder of the curatorial research platform ‘performingborders. conversations on live art | crossings | europe’ that since 2016 has interviewed more than 40 among artists, academics, and art professionals and has been disseminated through a series of related events and writing commissions. In 2019, in collaboration with Foreign Actions Productions, Alessandra will launch the programme of events and new digital art commissions performingborders | LIVE in the UK and Mexico/Us border.