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Felipe Esparza (Talara, 1985). Estudió la carrera de comunicaciones en la Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, donde se especializó en video y diseño gráfico. Paralelamente cruzó cursos de psicología en la misma universidad. Continuó su formación de cine en Nueva York. Además, realizó el Master en Fotografía Contemporánea en el Centro de la Imagen, Perú. Ha realizado cursos de videoarte en Perú y talleres con artistas y cineastas como Jonas Mekas, Vincent Moon, Victor Erice, Antoine Dagata. Ha sido seleccionado como Director en el Talent Campus de Berlin. Vivió un tiempo en Beijing en una residencia con el artista chino Gaobo.

Sus vídeos y videoinstalaciones se han podido ver en centros de arte nacionales como MALI, Luis Miro Quesada, Lugar de la Memoria, Ministerio de Cultura (Lima) e internacionales cómo, A la Gaite Lyrique (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Triennial Guangzhou Image (China), Festival Videobrasil (Sao Paulo), Cámara municipal de Lisboa (Portugal).

Sus películas se han mostrado en festivales de cine como Lima Independiente, Festival de Cine de Lima, Uniondocs (NY), Les Rencontres Internationales, en el Centre Pompidou (París), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlín). Muestra Internacional de Apropiación Audiovisual (Lima). Tuvo una retrospectiva de su trabajo en el Festival de Lima Independiente. Además, su trabajo ha sido proyectado en diferentes cineclubs de latinoamérica.

Ha ganado un premio en el Festival de Lima Independiente y la Competencia Nacional de Proyectos Experimentales (DAFO).


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Felipe Esparza (Talara, 1985). He studied communications at the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, where he specialized in video and graphic design. At the same time he studied psychology at the same university. He continued his film training in New York. In addition, he completed his Master in Contemporary Photography at the Image Center, Peru. He has taken courses in video art in Peru and workshops with artists and filmmakers such as Jonas Mekas, Vincent Moon, Victor Erice and Antoine Dagata. He has been selected as Director at the Talent Campus in Berlin. He lived in Beijing for some time in a residence with the Chinese artist Gaobo.

His videos and video installations have been shown in national art centers such as MALI, Luis Miro Quesada, Lugar de la Memoria, Ministry of Culture (Lima) and international artists such as A Gaite Lyrique (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin ), Triennial Guangzhou Image (China), Videobrasil Festival (Sao Paulo), Municipal Camera of Lisbon (Portugal).

His films have been shown at film festivals such as Lima Independent, Lima Film Festival, Uniondocs (NY), Les Rencontres Internationales, Center Pompidou (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin). International Exhibition of Audiovisual Appropriation (Lima). He had a focus of his work at the Festival de Lima Independiente. In addition, his work has been projected in different cineclubs of Latin America.

He has won an award at the Independent Lima Festival and the National Competition for Experimental Projects (DAFO).


Winner of the national award of experimental films. DAFO. (Lima, Peru)
Honorable mention. Independent Lima Film Festival.


EDUCATION // FORMACIÓN

2003 - 2009. Degree in Communications Peruvian University of Applied Sciences. (UPC) specialization in audiovisual, graphic design and psychology.

2011. Diploma in Web Design Pro and programming. Media Academy Pro. Lima.

2012. Video editing and 16 mm, cinematography and film / video production in Mono no Aware film institute in New York.

2015 - 2016. Master of Contemporary Photography in the Center of the Image Institute (Lima).



WORKSHOPS // TALLERES Y CURSOS

2008. Painting courses  in “Corriente Alterna”. Lima

2013. Seminar of Postmodernity at the Goethe Institute. Lima.

2014.  XXIII Latin American Meeting on the Thought of Donald W. Winnicott.

2015. Silkscreen course in “Ikarus Workshop”. Lima.

2015. Video art course at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lima by Alvaro Icaza.

2015. Course of the Phenomenon of the Photobook. Dictated by La Troupe. Center of the Image. Lima.

2016. Director selected at the Berlinale Talent Campus.

2016. Workshop on The Language of Video Art with Angie Bonino.

2017. Conversation. Cinema as well as language. With Felipe Esparza, Sandra Rodríguez and Leonardo Barbuy. MOSAICO.




ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES // RESIDENCIAS ARTÍSTICAS

2017. Residency. Beijing Shangyuan Artists Association. With the artist Gaobo.




AWARDS // PREMIOS

2016. Winner of the national award of experimental films. DAFO. (Lima, Peru)

2016. Honorable mention. Independent Lima Film Festival.

2017. Honorable mention. Seventh edition of the International Video Art Festival, FIVA. Buenos Aires, Argentina.


FESTIVALS AND SCREENINGS // FESTIVALES, PROYECCIONES Y EXPOSICIONES

2012. Itinerant exhibition of the Lima Film Festival.

2013. Audiovisual shows insurgency in motion: Anthology of the peruvian audiovisual margins. MALI.

2013. Experimental Peruvian video in the space “El Galpón”.

2015. Les Rencontres Internationale in Berlin and in Paris the organization New Cinema and Contemporary Art.

2016.  Current - Non-Fiction. International Experimental Film Festival.

2016.  Entries of the memory and the present. Collective exhibition. Center of the Image. Lima

2016. Videoart nigths. Luis Miro Quesada gallery.

2016. A new cinema in Peru II [Panorama independent of the national cinematography]. Invisible CineClub and The House of Peruvian Literature.

2016. Complexity and diversity of the new Peruvian cinema”. Cineclub of the University Cayetano Heredia.

2016. Focus of filmography at the Independent Lima Festival.

2016. Work screening in the Berlinale Talent Campus

2016. Drifting: Experiments in contemporary video. Gallery Luis Miro Quesada. Lima.

2016. Show of Latin American shorts. Maracaibo. Venezuela.

2017.  Cycle of cinema made in Peru. Organized by the Ministry of Culture.
Projection in the Place of Memory. LUM

2017. Constant carnival. Compilation cycle of the Third Encounter of Non-Fiction Cinema. Armando Robles Godoy. Lima.

2017. New looks vol. I. Peruvian Cinema Series. Culture Ministry. Lima.

2017. Videoart nigths. Luis Miro Quesada gallery.

2017. DESTROYED BORDERS: THIS IS (NOT) CINEMA. Sample of experimental video in the framework of the Festival “Independent Lima”

2017. Artist selected. MUTA: International Audiovisual Appropriation.

2017. Ibero-American cinema show. Commemoration of Lisbon Capital Iberoamericana de Cultura 2017.

2017. Exhibition. Artist selected for the 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil 2017.

2017. Exhibition. Simultaneous Eidos—Guangzhou Image Triennial 2017. Guangdong Museum of Art.

2017. Projection. Fovéa Experimental Found-footage. Nice, France. 

2017. Projection. Shared Sight International Film Festival. Cluj-Napoca. Paris, France.

2017. Special mention. Seventh edition of the International Video Art Festival, FIVA. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2017. Caravan of Cinema Cusqueño. Armando Robles Godoy Cinema Room of the Ministry of Culture. Peru.

2017. Projection Los Angeles Filmforum. Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America (Ismo, Ismo, Ismo: Cine Experimental en América Latina).




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