Alessandra Pace is an art historian, independent curator and adviser for contemporary art with a focus on science and medicine. She is guest lecturer at the Universität der Künste in Berlin
Alessandra Pace curated exhibitions for the Medical History Museum and Schering Foundation, Neurosurgery Department at Charité Hospital, Italian Embassy and Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, and abroad at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland (UK), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne in Reims (F), Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst in Copenhagen (DK), and in Italy at the GAM-Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Turin, City Council of Siena, Museo Leonardiano in Vinci, Province of Bolzano.
She produced one-person exhibitions with artists that include Chen Zhen, Tony Cragg, Nam June Paik, John Bock, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Tobias Rehberger. Amongst her essays and catalogue entries, Le Seuil published Art Anesthetic, on the interface between art & medicine in Histoire de la pensée médicale contemporaine, a two-volume book edited by Bernardino Fantini and Louise Lambrichs at the University of Geneva. Raised in Milan by Italian-Finnish parents, she earned her BA in Art History at University College London and MA at the Courtauld Institute, specializing as curator at the Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain in Grenoble (F).
She is based in Berlin since 1997.