Francesca “Frankie” Altamura exists.

She is in the midst of co-editing Diedrick Brackens’ first publication, copublished by New Museum and Jack Shainman Gallery, on the occassion of his solo exhibition “darling divined,” where she will also contribute to an interview between the artist and Margot Norton. 

She helped manage the production for the 3D lenticular exhibition catalogue of “Strange Days: Memories of the Future,” which featured contributions by Hilton Als, Arjun Appadurai, Rosi Braidotti, and Cindy Sherman, among others.

For this publication, she was in conversation with Massimiliano Gioni and Wong Ping. She also contributed to exhibition wall texts, including Hassan KhanKlara LidénWong Ping, and Ragnar Kjartansson with the National.

The catalogue can be purchased here.

She has helped in the production of numerous catalogues for the New Museum, for artists Peter Saul, Hans Haacke, Lubaina Himid, Marta Minujín, Nari Ward, Sarah Lucas, Thomas Bayrle, John Akomfrah, as well as for group exhibitions, including “The Same River Twice: Contemporary Art in Athens,” “Strange Days: Memories of the Future,” and the 2018 New Museum Triennial: “Songs for Sabotage.”

She wrote the exhibition text for Evgeny Antufiev’s solo presentation, “Dead Nation: Short Version,” in New York, with Emalin.