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Elena Feder

This interview took place during aluCine Festival 2006 in Toronto, Canada



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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Elena is an independent scholar, theorist, critic and curator of film and media arts. She holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of British Columbia and an M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese and PhD in Comparative Literature from Stanford University. In addition to teaching, she has curated programs and organized conferences both nationally and internationally with the support of both the Canada and British Columbia Councils For the Arts, and is the author of many articles published in magazines, academic journals and book collections. Elena was Humanities Fellow of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and is the founder and Executive Director of Error! Contact not defined. Society for the Advancement of Arts and Culture. Born in Bolivia, she currently resides in Vancouver