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Kika Nicolela

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



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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Kika is a Brazilian artist and experimental filmmaker. Her works include single-channel videos, installations, performances, experimental documentaries and photography. She graduated in Film and Video by the University of Sao Paulo, Kika also completed film courses at UCLA University. Her works have been screened and awarded in festivals such as: Videoformes New Media & Video Art Festival, Kunst Film Biennale, ACA Media Arts Festival, VAD Festival Internacional de Vídeo i Arts Digitals, International Electronic Art Festival Videobrasil and Exis Experimental Film & Video Festival. Currently Kika Nicolela also curates and coordinates the Exquisite Corpse Video Project, a collaborative series of videos that involves more than 60 artists from 25 countries. Since November 2009 Kika Nicolela’s main videos are being internationally distributed by Vtape, a video art distribution organization based in Toronto, Canada.