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Bertha Jottar

This lecture took place during aluCine Festival, 2009, Toronto, On

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Organizer and Curator of aluCine Lectures: Jorge Lozano, artistic director of aluCine Festival.

aluCine is the premiere showcase of cutting-edge Latin Short Film and Video. aluCine includes and international showcase to promote critical dialogue between Latin and non-Latin artists. aluCine's festival round-table disscussion, workshops and artists talks are designed to examine diverse theoretical, philosophical and technical perspectives on visual representation.

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Bertha is a video artist from Mexico City who lived and worked between Tijuana and San Diego for eight years. From 1988-1991, she was a member of Border Art Workshop/Taller de Arte Fronterizo. Founding member of the art collective Las comadres and collaborator with the artist and activist from Tijuana. Moved to New York in the Fall of 1994, Jottar is currently working on an experimental documentary about Afro-Cuban rhuma music in New York. She is finishing her Ph.D. in the Program of Performance Studies at TISCH School of Arts at New York University.

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