Biography

She was born in Punta Alta, a city port in the South East of the province of Buenos Aires, in Argentina.

She lives and works in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

From 1978 to 1980, she studied History of Art in Museo del Prado and Museo Lázaro Galdeano in Madrid, Spain.

In 1998, The Cultural Service of the Embassy of France granted her a scholarship for the University of Caen, Normandy, in France.

In 2014, she attended the workshop “From the thoughts to the Image”, by Lena Szankay.

From 2014 to 2016, she studied at the Escuela Argentina de Fotografía (EAF), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

In 2018, she participated in the workshop “A sensitive history” with Laurence Leblanc, at Maison des Stages, Arles, France.

In 2018, she attended workshops “Tools and Exercices for the Developpement of art projects”, “Avatars of independant curatory”, “The art of the Moment: Current Latin american Art”, at the Instituto Universitario ESEADE with the support of the Project of Cultural promotion and the participation of Fundación PROA.

She is currently taking part in the Photo Essay Workshop “Historias en la palma de la mano” with Valeria Bellusci and also in “El peso del corazón” with Abraham Votroba.

Her series Reflection and Elements are part of private collections.


Group and Individual Exhibitions

2015 Photo Patagonia Festival, provincia de Santa Cruz.

2016 Un viaje en diferentes tiempos, Sala Alicia D’Amico, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

2017 · La noche, Casa de la Cultura in Capilla del Señor, provincia de Buenos Aires.
· Lunática, Salón Turf, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

2018 · Arles, le temps d’une immersion, Maison des Peintres, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France.
· Ciclo de Artes Visuales W+F, Bagatelle, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. · Lunática, Salón París, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.
· XX Open Encounters Festival of Light. Individual presentation of her projections Fracciones, Secretos and Caminantes esmerados, Lumiton Museo del Cine Usina Audiovisual, Munro, provincia de Buenos Aires.

2019 Fracciones. Solo exhibition. Gallery El más acá club cultural. San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Awards and Mentions

2016, 2017 “Ensueño” and “En pausa”, Special Mention and Third Prize for Artistic Creativity, Universidad de Belgrano, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

2018 · Her projection Caminantes esmerados won the second prize Galerie Photoeil, on the occasion of Rencontres Cinématographiques et de la Photographie, Cerbère-Portbou, France.
· She obtained the Third Prize for Artistic Creativity in the 26th Edition of the Museum’s Night, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.
· Fracciones has been selected by the Festival of Light “For Life”, with other projections from Cuba, Guatemala, Brasil, Rumania, Israel, Switzerland and Canada. They were presented at Museo de Arte Decorativo, Centro Cultural San Martín, Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti, Lumiton Museo del Cine Usina Audiovisual, Centro Cultural Rodolfo Walsh, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

2019 Prize Arcimboldo Gallery Contemporary Art, for Photofolio Review, Fundación Luz Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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