La Pantalla Pintada
Edition I - 2009
The artists
The films
Press Release

The curator

Macarena Cordiviola












































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THE PAINTED SCREEN - International Experimental Cinema and Videoart Festival
Edition I - 2009 / Centro Cultural Carlos Gardel
The artists


Claudio Caldini
Buenos Aires, 1952.  He studied at the Instituto Nacional de Cinematografía with Mario Soffici, in 1971. Caldini is one of the pioneers of Argentina experimental cinema. He studied indu and electronic music and raga dance. His works have been screened all over the world. He got several prizes (1º Premio de la Primera Semana de Cine Experimental de la Feria ARCO , 1991 and Gran Premio de la Muestra Franco-Latinoamericana de Video Arte ,1994). He was member of the jury for the Video ICI Prize, scholar for Antorchas Foundation, professor at CIEVYC and jury and curator at  Oberhausen 2003 Shortfilm Festival. Web

Maxi Contenti
Montevideo, 1984. At first self-taught, he later studied at the Escuela de Cine del Uruguay (ECU). He has produced his own short films, which were awarded prizes in international festivals.

Verónica Cordeiro
São Paulo, 1974.  She is MA Honours in Art History, Edinburgh, England and Master in Visual Anthropology (Goldsmiths, University of London). Art critic, curator, artist and writer, her poetic documentaries have been screened in Brazil (Itaú Cultural, Galeria Vermelho, Feira São Paulo Bienal, Videobrasil), England (Slade School of Art and Design, London International Film Festival, Nottingham Film Festival, 2nd Filmmakers Convention, Area10 Project Space Peckham), USA (Gene Siskel Film Centre Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago), Spain (Arco, Madrid).

Eduardo Duwe
Brasil. Photographer and documentary filmmaker. He produced the documentaries um bom negócio and deus é ele 20' as well as Yvy Katu - Tierra Sagrada (2007) and homens, máquinas e deuses (2008). He participated in important festivals in Brazil and Spain such as 12º Festival Internacional de Documentários É Tudo Verdade, 12º Mostra Internacional do Filme Etnográfico, IV Festival Internacional de Cinema, Madrid El Ojo Cojo, Forum.doc BH 2008, IV Panorama Recife de Documentários, Video Indio Brasil 2009.

Ricardo Greene
Chile, 1977. Sociologist, City Planner (MSc) ans PhD in Visual Anthropology (Goldsmiths, University of London). His anthropo-art works were exhibited  in Münich, París, Chile, Australia, Oslo and London. His documentary short film “La Ausencia” (Absence) was screened in international festivals.

Rubén Guzmán
Buenos Aires, 1959. He has got a degree in Fine Arts (Specialized in CInema and Video). Audiovisual and new technology art curador, Guzmán is an independet filmmaker. His wide film production has been exhibited in national and international exhibitions: 23 Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata - Argentina, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - Argentina and 28th International Short Film Festival, France. Among others he was awarded the Canada Council for the Arts Prize, Fondo Nacional de las Artes - Argentina, Bronze Bear Award and Special Mention, Austria. Web

Liliana Heer
Santa Fe, Argentina. Highly experienced writer and psychologist. Her books have been translated into Italian, English, French and Serbian. She studied Theory of Classic, Modern and Neobarroque Cinema and wrote short film scripts. Among her books we can name Dejarse llevar, Bloyd, (Boris Vian Prize1984), La tercera mitadGiacomo- El texto secreto de Joyce, (together with J.C. Martini Real), Frescos de amor, Verano Rojo, Ángeles de vidrio, “Argentinian poetry: the written word re-cite” (together with Ana Arzoumanián), Repetir la cacería, Pretexto Mozart, Ex-crituras profanas, Neón, El sol después and Hamlet & Hamlet. She is member of EOL and the World Association of Psychoanalysis. Web

Narcisa Hirsch
Berlín,1928. During the 60´s and 70, she expanded her work to installations, objects, performances, graffiti, urban interventions. She has produced over 30 films in S8 and 16mm as well as long films, documentaries and shorts. Among them, we can name Come out, A Dios, Ama-zona, Bebes, Mujers, Homecoming, Pioneros, Ana donde estas, La pasión, Testamento, Visa interior y Rumi.

Magdalena Jitrik
Buenos Aires, 1966. Painter and visual artist. She got a scholarship to study in France where she shot her first film: "Un viaje" (A Trip). She also filmed "Ojos en Llamas" and "Manifiesta" together with Christian Wloch. She participated in several exhibitions in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, USA and Mexico.  

Ángela López Ruiz
Montevideo, Uruguay. Artist, curator and researcher specialized in video and cinema. She has got a degree in Art (Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay). She is member of Fundación de Arte Contemporáneo, where she carries out her research work.  She curated  Anthology, videoperformance by Clemente Padín, Museo del Barrio, Nueva York, among others. She participated in exhibits in Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Caracas, Maracaibo, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Paris, Marseilles, Barcelona, Seville, Dresden, Berlin and London. Web

Anna-Lisa Marjak
Anthropologist, audiovisual artist and painter. She participated in exhibitions in Argentina, Germany, London, Uruguay. She was awarded several prizes: Premio Konex , Diploma al Mérito – Videoarte; Festival La Mujer y el Cine, Premio Rubro Experimental, Video Minuto 2000 – Centro Cultural de España, Córdoba, Reconocimiento especial del Jurado, among others.

Daniela Muttis
Mar del Plata,1965. Audiovisual artist and sound and image designer (University of Buenos Aires). She specialized in digital editing and works for cinema and television. Her short films participated in domestic and foreign exhibitions and biennials. In 2008, she was invited to the Festival Instant Video, Marseilles, France. Web

Paulo Pécora
Journalist and producer, he studied Journalism at Universidad del Salvador and Cinema Direction at  Universidad del Cine de Buenos Aires. He wrote, directed and produced over 20 short films and video clips.  His first long film  El sueño del perro (2009) was awarded prizes in Trieste, Paris, Gualeguaychú and La Plata. Web

Lynne Sachs
NYC, USA . American experimental filmmaker who makes films, videos, installations and web projects. She is known for weaving together poetry, collage, painting, politics and layered sound design. Over the last two decades she has worked in sites affected by international war, such as Vietnam, Bosnia, Israel and Germany. Since 2006 she works together with her husband, Mark Street, in a mixed-media performanceThe XY Chromosome Project”. Her work has been supported by fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and Jerome Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts. Sachs’ films have screened at the Museum of Modern Art, the Pacific Film Archive, the Sundance Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. She recently co-edited the Summer 2009 Millennium Film Journal issue #51 on “Experiments in Documentary”. She teaches experimental film and video at New York University. Web

Damián Sergio
Advanced student of Image and Sound Design (UBA), Damián has worked in different media and audiovisual production companies as photography assistant, cameraman, editor and eventual producer. Since 2007 he works with Macarena Cordiviola as editor.

Mariana Sosnowski
Buenos Aires, 1977. She graduated in Image and Sound Design and is a Thesis Student in Theory of Communication Design (Escuela de Posgrado. UBA).  She works independently, producing audiovisual events for businesses, institutions and individuals in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She presented video art works, installations and performances in the Salón Nacional de Artes Visuales 2009, where she got a mention in the category New Supports and Installations.  She is part of the UBAsyc research Project  “Audiovisual Morphologies” directed by  Verónica Vitullo.  Web

Sergio Subero
Buenos Aires, 1981. His first short film, abcetc – prizewinning at Bafici ´07 , was followed by Sí, Christian. (2008) and Recortes (2009), all of them fully rolled and edited in S8mm. 

Anabel Vanoni
Argentina-Mexico. Visual artist and performer, BA in Visual Arts and  Professor of Painting and Drawing (Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredón).  She makes research work and specializes in action-art, performance and video. She got a scholarship from Antorchas Foundation and has dictated lectures and workshops on performance.  She participated in individual and collective exhibitions in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, USA.  Web

Verónica Vitullo
Argentina. Verónica earned her BA in Image and Sound Design at the University of Buenos Aires. She is a photographer and audiovisual artist, she teaches at the Centro de Heurística, Secretaría de Investigación and leads workshops for at-risk youth. Verónica is in charge of the UBAsyc research Project  “Audiovisual Morphologies” Web

Jessie Young
Uruguay. Audiovisual artist.  She carries out theoretical and practical research work at
Fundación de Arte Contemporáneo - FAC, Montevideo, Uruguay. She studies XXth Century Latin American Literature and Communication in Universidad de Montevideo . She works and experiments in the 16mm cinema lab at FAC, is part of the Uruguayan experimental cinema project for Caixa Forum (Barcelona, Spain) and is about to launch her first individual exhibition at  Colección Engelman Ost, Uruguay.

Guillermo Zabaleta
He is member of Fundación de Arte Contemporáneo - FAC, Montevideo and coordinates  FAC cinema workshop. He is BA in Communication  and studied at Escuela de Acción Teatral Alambique and Taller de Artes Plásticas "Badaró Nadal". He is Producer and Cultura Manager in art and social projects.  He participated in many actions, expositions and exhibitions in Montevideo and Buenos Aires: "Tango For Export" performance , Interactive Performance  for thr short film   "Obsidiana" by Ángela López Ruiz, Laroie Exu Performance for videoart by Ángela López Ruiz , "Aura" Performance , "Testimonios de Historias Recientes" documentary,  "Elegbé" Performance among others.