Luigia Lonardelli (Bari, 1982) took a Masters course in Management for Curators at the Valle Giulia Faculty of Architecture in Rome in 2005 and she graduated in 2009 from the Specialization School in Siena. In 2012 she presented her doctoral thesis on the activities of the Incontri Internazionali d’Arte collected into her book Dalla sperimentazione alla crisi. Gli Incontri Internazionali d’Arte a Roma, 1970-1981. Since 2005 she has collaborated with the Office for Contemporary Art following preparatory work for the opening of the MAXXI, where she began work as a researcher in 2010. Since 2011 she has been working in the curatorial department of the MAXXI, curating exhibitions dedicated to Marisa Merz (2012) and Alighiero Boetti (2013), among others. She cocurated the XVI Quadriennale d’Arte di Roma.