María Aimaretti holds a PhD in History and Theory of the Arts from the uba, is an associate researcher at the conicet, a professor at the uba and a researcher at the Gino Germani and Artes del Espectáculo institutes. Member of the study group "Art, culture and politics in recent Argentina", and member of the Argentine Association of Film and Audiovisual Studies, the Network of Researchers on Latin American Cinema and the Argentine Association for Research in Women's History and Gender Studies. Her areas of reflection are linked, on the one hand, with the relations between art and politics in Latin America -with an extensive research work on Bolivian cinema, theater and video-, and on the other hand, with the links between popular culture and mass culture in Argentine cinema, paying special attention to the figurations of the feminine.