Laura Focarazzo

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Laura Focarazzo is an Argentinian video artist and independent curator. She lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her works include experimental films and videos as well as curatorial works.
Graduated in Graphic Design at the University of Buenos Aires in 1991, Laura Focarazzo also completed film courses and workshops with prestigious filmmakers of the local and international scene during last years.
She has participated in exhibitions and international film festivals around the world.
She is a member of the international audio/visual group: Exquisite, What? based in Italy.
She is working on the audiovisual project “The Alchemists” where as a curator and a video artist has invited to participate experimental musicians of the local and international scene to perform a collective installation based on her own field recordings.
She is also currently developing programming as a curator and art director on the "Experimental Sound and Video Festival" in Buenos Aires, Argentina that it'll be launched this year.

Links
vimeo.com/laufocarazzo
vimeo.com/exquisitewhat
gesamt.org
mubi.com/films/string-theory
laurafocarazzo.com.ar
expcinema.com/site/en/directory/focarazzo-laura

Festival Screenings

2014
-“Festival Punto y Raya” 2014, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Video work: Light Birds.
puntoyrayafestival.com/en/people/authors/senior/F
-“Time is Love” 2014, London – Paris – Korea- Ukraine - Slovenia - California.
Video work: Other Moons.
timeisloveshow.org
-“2º Muestra Underground Barcelona” Barcelona, Spain.
Video works: Tao and Falls and Flips
muestraunderground.wix.com/2014.

2013
-“Poetry Film Festival” 2013 - The Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA. London, UK
Video work: Quantumlove
poetryfilm.org
-“Fonlad Festival” 2013 - Coimbra, Portugal
Video work: Specific Gravity
fonlad.net/
-“Moozak Festival” 2013,Vienna, Austria
Video works: Specific Gravity and Other Moons
moozak.org/festival/2013/prog-e.html
-“26º Festival Les Instants video: 50 Years of Video Art”, Marseilles, France
Video work: Grey Goo in representation of Argentina.
instantsvideo.com/blog/fr/archives/category/2013
-“Espacio Enter Canarias” 2013, International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture, Spain.
Video work: Falls and Flips
espacioenter.com/2013/IMAGEN_DIGITAL_videoarte.htm
-“The International Film Poetry Festival”, Athens, Greece 2013.
Video work: Quantumlove
theinstituteinfo.blogspot.com.ar/2013_12_01_archive.html

2012
-Premiere Collective film: String Theory. Centro Cultural de la Cooperacion. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
-“Gesamt Project”, concept by Lars Von Trier for the collective film: Disaster 521, What happened to man? Copenhagen Art Festival 2012, Denmark and Göteborg International Film Festival.
gesamt.org/
-“Incubarte -International Independent Art Festival-“ Valencia, Spain.
Video Work: Specific Gravity
issuu.com/incubarte_catalogo_2012/docs/cat_logo_2012?e=6996770/4357371
-“Screens // Art'n'Video” 2012 - Valencia, Spain
Video Work: Hunting
-“HEADPHONES/HÖRLURSFESTIVAL” - Lab-Gallery, Sweden, 2012
Video Works: Exoplanet and Grey Goo
lab-gallery.com/
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2011
-“13º BAFICI - International Independent Film Festival of Buenos Aires”.
Collective film: String Theory
- Cycle "El cine por dentro". Biblioteca Nacional. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- International Film Festival ¨Lima Independiente". Lima, Perú.
- International Film Festival "Cineb". Chile.
- International "Piriápolis Film Festival". Uruguay.
teoriadecuerdasfilm.org/
-“ Festival Abstracta Cinema”, Rome, Italy.
Video Works: Light Birds and Specific Gravity
-“AIVA -International Video Art Festival in Angelholm”, Sweden-
Video Work: Other Moons
aivafestival.com/
-“Festival Fuga Lab” , Buenos Aires. Argentina.
Video work: Specific Gravity
modisti.com/n10/?p=3886
-“FLAVIA - 1º Festival Latin America of Video Art”, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Video Works: Quantumlove and Other Moons
_“A day like not other¨. Label MimiRecords 2011. Coimbra, Portugal.
clubotaku.org/mimi/uk/album180.php

Solo Exhibition
-Series: “Light and Movement”. Videos: Specific Gravity, Other Moons, Light Birds and Going the Distance.
Gallery Arte x Arte 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
galeriaartexarte.com/expo53.html

Awards
-Incubarte: “International Independent Art Festival” in Valencia, Spain.
Special Award. "Club Diario Levante" 2012.
Category video art. Best video: Specific Gravity.
issuu.com/incubarte_catalogo_2012/docs/cat_logo_2012?e=6996770/4357371

Curatorial
-The audiovisual project “The Alchemists”.
soundcloud.com/laurafocarazzo/sets/alquimia
-"International Experimental Sound and Video Festival" Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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