Cecilia Aldarondo - Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Cecilia Aldarondo

Cecilia Aldarondo is a New York-based filmmaker and critic, who holds an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths College, and a PhD in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society from the University of Minnesota. Her interdisciplinary work traffics between film and performance studies, with a specific focus on documentary, Cuban cinema, and theories of memory and the archive. Her writings on film and contemporary art have been published in The New InquiryArt PapersPerformance Research, and multiple exhibition catalogues. She was recently awarded a residency at The MacDowell Colony to support the completion of her feature documentary, Memories of a Penitent Heart.