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Alexandra Balona

Alexandra Balona is a researcher and independent curator, based in Porto.

Graduated in Architecture (FAUP), she is PhD candidate (ABD) in Culture Studies at the European Graduate School & Lisbon Consortium.

She is co-founder of PROSPECTIONS for Art, Education and Knowledge Production and is part of Rampa's programming team.


She is co-curator of Citizens of the Cosmos, an exhibition by Anton Vidokle, within the scope of the Future Past Imaginaries project, which includes the participation of Ece Canli, Alice dos Reis and Mariana Vilanova; co-curator of Um Elefante no Palácio de Cristal (Galeria Municipal Porto, 2021). She was a curator of Openness, Impurity and Intensity. On the choreographic work of Marlene Monteiro Freitas (Porto Municipal Theater, 2020); curator of Gravity Centers (Armazém, 2019-20); co-curator of Metabolic Rifts (Serralves Museum and Porto Municipal Theater, 2017-2018), co-editor of Metabolic Rifts: Reader (2019) and An Untimely Book (2018). She writes on performing arts in Público and publishes in magazines such as Contemporânea and Art Press.



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Pátio do Bolhão 125

4000-110 Porto, Portugal


rampacultura@gmail.com