La Pantalla Pintada
Edition I - 2009
Edition II- 2012
Edition III - 2013
The curator
Macarena Cordiviola





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THE PAINTED SCREEN - International Experimental Cinema and Videoart Festival
The Curator


Macarena Cordiviola is visual artist, translator and producer.

Studied cinema at TEBA (Bs As, 1997-1999) and English translation at San Agustín University (2002-2004). Attended a painting workshop by Germán Gárgano (BsAs,1997-2000). Completed the course VideoArte: Elaboración y Desarrollo de Proyectos with Andrés Denegri and Gabriela Golder at Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas (BsAs, 2001). Participated in seminars given by Arturo Ripstein, Werner Herzog and Hans-Jürgen Syberberg. Attended the 16 mm Lab at Fundación de Arte Contemporáneo (FAC) de Montevideo (2009/2010). Participated in the seminar Cine Estenopeico given by Jesse Lerner (FAC, Montevideo 2011). She attended the experimental cinema workshop by Claudio Caldini (BsAs, 2011).
She works as local producer for BBC (South-America) and freelance for various international media networks.

Participated in the following literary projects: A Río Revuelto - Instantáneas de la realidad (2002); Autopistas de la palabra - Jornadas de Literatura y Psicoanálisis (2002, 2005, 2007 y 2010); the bilingual edition Giacomo-El texto secreto de Joyce (1997) and Antología de poesía argentina I and II published in the magazine Poetry Ireland Review (Ireland, 2002/2008). She wrote notes on cinema and an interview with musician Jorge López Ruiz for the literary magazine Apofántica (2004 y 2005). Her short story La vieja, el Papa y dos hombres sándwich was published in the newspaper La Capital (Mar del Plata, 2005). Translated into English Mapas para perderse de Reynaldo Sietecase (poetry, presentation folder for the Frankfurt Book Fair, 2009) and Ella, la nuca hija de Ana Arzoumanian (poetry, Homely Editorial, 2010).

Her short film Equivale a mentir (2001) was shown at Sueños Cortos 05 (Bs As, 2004) and at Una Ventana al Sur Cine Experimental Latino Americano (Anthology Film Archives New York, 2009 and Berkely Museum and Pacific Archives - California, 2009). The video installation Imperativo de captura (2007) was exhibited at Masottatorres art gallery (Bs As, 2007/2008). She participated with the short movie Últimos Brillos -filmed and edited in S 8mm (2008)- in the exhibition Cine Parkour organized by The International Experimental Cinema Festival (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, 2008). This short movie was presented by Masottatorres art gallery at FASE 1 (Bs As, 2009); it was also selected to participate in VIBA - Video Arte Internacional Buenos Aires (Bs As, 2009), in Collectif Jeune Cinema (París, 2009) and in the Art Biennial at UNLAM University (Bs As, 2010). The short film Rostros y voces de una melodía. Retrato Indicial de Jorge López Ruiz (2008) opened at the 3º Edición de Cultura y Media of Centro Cultural San Martín (Bs As, 2008) and was shown during the season Una mirada al jazz - Arte sin Techo (Bs As, 2009). She had a retrospective in the Fundación Engelman Ost (Montevideo, 2009). Produced Srecan put / Feliz Viaje (2010) with images and text by writer Liliana Heer based on her latest novel El sol después (National Library of Buenos Aires, 2010). Participated with the foto Si no, no serás nada in the exhibition Postales del Bicentenario at art gallery Federico Towpyha (Bs As, 2010). The short film Eterno Devenir (2010) was presented by the same gallery in Fase 2, Centro Cultural Recoleta (Bs As, 2010) and by ArteMercadoArte in the Gallery Nights (Bs As, 2010). She filmed Acecinar in the 16 mm Lab at FAC (Montevideo, 2010), which was shown during the festival “Te mostro los cortos” in the Kunsthaus Tacheless (Berlin, 2011). Macarena took part in the performance La imagen en llamas by the Uruguayan artist Ángela López Ruiz at the 29th Sao Paulo Biennial (Brasil, 2010). Her latest video Mandarino de Noche (2011) is based on a poem by Reynaldo Sietecase. Macarena's photo series “Adiós sin despedida”, related to the Falkland Islands War, is shown at the National Library till 19 April. A selection of her pictures from Malvinas has been published in 32 pies, cultural magazine - issue 3.