Dr. Asunción Domeño Martínez de Morentin

Asunción Domeño Martínez de Morentin studied Geography and History at licentiate degree in the School of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Navarra, where she joined department of Art History after finishing her programs of study university studies. He obtained the research sufficiency in 1992 with the work graduate "Medieval baptismal fonts in Navarra: types, forms and symbols". Degree In 1998 she obtained her PhD in History with the research "La fotografía de José Ortiz Echagüe: temática y estética" which was awarded the award Extraordinary of doctorate in the History Section, and was published in 2000 by the Institución Príncipe de Viana of the Government of Navarra.

In the department of History, History of Art and Geography she develops her work professor and research as Associate Professor. She was administrative assistant Academic of the board of the aforementioned department and Director of the Diploma of programs of study Artistic. Since 1998 she was linked to the Fondo Fotográfico Universidad de Navarra -formerly bequest Ortiz Echagüe- as manager of management and research. She currently works at department in the academic direction and public programs of the Museum of the University of Navarra.

She has participated in the editorial team of the Monumental Catalogue of Navarra, intervening as author in the second volume of the Merindad de Sangüesa and in the three corresponding to the Merindad de Pamplona. She has published several books, book chapters and articles on iconography, Navarre's heritage and the history of Spanish photography, including: "Historia de la fotografía del siglo XIX en España: Una revisión metodológica" ed. (1999), "Comadres, segni di Spagna in Sardegna" (2005); "Los tipos del Laurent. La serie d'après nature" (2004); "Pictorialism or artistic photography in Spain. Revision of an aesthetic concept in the light of the work of José Ortiz Echagüe" (2001). She has been director of a project of research on "The photographic genres in Spain: a vision of the image through the portrait".

From the Photographic Fund of the University of Navarra she has developed a work linked to the management and the patrimonial custody, she has coordinated courses and congresses related to the History of Photography.

He has also given numerous lectures on contemporary art and the history of photography and has curated several photography exhibitions, including: "Primeras miradas: The origin of photography in Spain" (1999), "Portraiture in 19th century Spanish photography" (2000), "The Royal Armory of Madrid in 19th century photography" (2001), "The hand in the work of José Ortiz Echagüe" (2004), "The captive gaze: Spain in the eyes of Europe, 19th century travelers" (2005) or "Guardians of stone: walled cities and enclosures" (2005).


Asunción Domeño