Francesca “Frankie” Altamura exists.

At the New Museum, she co-curated “Diedrick Brackens: darling divined,” in the Lobby Gallery, with Margot Norton (which will travel to the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin).

For the window installation, she curated “Sydney Shen: Onion Master.”

More recently, she curated “Screen Series: Randa Maroufi,” which is currently hosted online until the New Museum reopens, and previously organized “Screen Series: Ahaad Alamoudi.” 

Alongside her friend and mentor, Gary Carrion-Murayari, she helped curate the upcoming exhibition “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor,” for the New Museum’s Third Floor Gallery. 

She participated in curatorial residencies, including Back Apartment Residency, in St. Petersburg, Russia, where she met her newest collaborator Lizaveta Matveeva. She has also travelled to Essen, Germany for the multidisciplinary program, Impact16, hosted by Pact Zollverein.