Valeria Vallarta Siemelik is a Mexican architect. She holds an MA in museum studies from the Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam and a second one in exhibition design from the National Institute of Anthropology and History, Mexico. She has recently obtained her doctorate in art history from the National University of Mexico. She lives in the Netherlands where she co-founded the Otro Diseño Foundation and works as a freelance curator and author. She has organized exhibitions such as the Second Biennale of Latin American Design, Reinvented South, Walking the Gray Area and Think Twice.