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BIOGRAPHY

Francisca Duran is an experimental media artist who creates films, installations and mixed media works about history, memory and violence. She moved to Canada following the military coup in Chile in 1973. Her experience of exile is integral to her artistic practice which centres on traces and lost or irretrievable things. Working with photography, film, digital video and many other media, she takes images and sounds apart and reassembles them to reveal the tactile qualities of media that are often thought of as ephemeral. Duran has exhibited her work internationally in film festivals, exhibitions and group screenings. Duran has a B.A.H. in Film Studies from Queen’s University and an M.F.A. in Film Production from York University and continues to receive professional development from artist run centres and collectives. She has been a recipient of grants from Canadian arts councils.
website: https://www.franciduran.art/

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