Alessandra Troncone is an art historian and curator. She earned a Ph.D. in History of Art at the Sapienza University in Rome in 2012, researching the history of Italian exhibitions in the 1960s and the 1970s. On this research topic, she authored the book "La smaterializzazione dell’arte in Italia 1967-1973" (The Dematerialization of Art in Italy 1967-1973), published by Postmedia Books in 2014.
Between 2008 and 2012, she worked as an assistant curator at the MLAC – Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea. She also worked as an assistant curator on several projects, including “VIVA Performance Lab” in Cosenza (co-produced by the MAXXI in 2012), “Fair Play. Art, Sport and Video” at the MAXXI in Rome (2014) and “Codice Italia” – Italian Pavilion at the 56. Venice Biennale (2015).
In 2015/16, she participated to the Curatorial Programme at de Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam, where she co-curated the project "Rien ne va plus? Faites vos jeux!" and its public program, including the public event "This is Cosmos" at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
In 2016, she participated to the Curatorial Program for Research (CPR Eastern Europe), a traveling residence for international curators that took place in Kiev, Warsaw and Prague.
She is currently professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catanzaro. She is also editor-in-chief for “Luxflux” and a correspondent for “Flash Art”.
Since 2013, she has been a member of the Research Department of the Madre Museum in Naples and she collaborated to the extensive publication titled "Atlante dell’arte contemporanea a Napoli e in Campania 1966-2016" (Electa, 2017).