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Almudena Escobar López

Assistant Professor
EducationPh.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester | M.A. in Film and Media Preservation from the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation | M. Phil. in Art History, Zaragoza University | M.A. in Japanese Studies, University of London | B.A. in Art History, Universitat de València

Almudena Escobar López (external link)  (she/her) is an independent curator, archivist, and scholar. Her interdisciplinary research centers around documentary and artist’s moving image practices, but opens onto larger questions regarding visual historiography, anthropology, and alternative information ecologies. As a guest curator, Almudena has presented film programs and exhibitions at TIFF, the Museum of Modern Art, Batalha Centro de Cinema, Arsenal Film Institute, Anthology Film Archives, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Museum of Moving Image, UnionDocs, Cineteca Nacional de México, among others. She was Assistant Curator of Media Arts at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in Rochester from 2018 until 2022, program advisor of the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Art of the Real festival, and with Sky Hopinka, she co-curated the 67th Flaherty Film Seminar, Continents of Drifting Clouds. Her writing has been published in MoMA Magazine, Walden, Vertical Features, MUBI Notebook, The Brooklyn Rail, Afterimage, and Film Quarterly, among other publications and catalogs.