Fiamma Montezemolo, Ph.D.

Fiamma Montezemolo, Ph.D.

Fiamma Montezemolo

Position Title

  • Cinema and Digital Media
156 Everson Hall

Ph.D. University Orientale of NaplesM.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute

Fiamma Montezemolo is both an artist and a cultural anthropologist. She is an established scholar in border studies and the author of two monographs:  La Mia Storia Non La Tua: La Dinamica Della Costruzione Dell’identita’ Chicana (Guerini, 2004) and Senza volto: L’etnicità e il genere nel Movimento Zapatista (Liguori, 1999). She is also a co-author of Here is Tijuana (London: Blackdog Publishing, 2006) and co-editor of Tijuana Dreaming: Life & Art at the Global border (Duke U.Press, 2012). 
As an artist she situates her work as a critical extension of the ethnographic turn in contemporary art, and works with various media, including  installation, cartography, video, digital photography, archives, and ethnography. Her artwork has been widely exhibited both nationally and internationally. She is represented by the Magazzino Dell’Arte Moderna gallery in Rome.