Artist talk, June 8, 2023
Upcoming artist talk presented by Lightproof Film Collective’s Film Encounters series, in partnership with the Canadian Film Institute’s Cafe Ex series!
Following upon her Cafe Ex screening on June 7th, Alexandra Gelis will dive more deeply into her wide-ranging moving image practice, specifically her use of film immersive installation.
Alexandra Gelis is a Colombian-Venezuelan-Canadian media artist, curator and researcher. Her practice is research-based, process-oriented and multi-disciplinary, including film, photography, drawing, and new media installation with custom-built interactive electronics and sound., She is known for single-screen film works and modular immersive non-fiction-based installations. Her projects incorporate personal field research as a tool to investigate the ecologies of various landscapes by examining the traces left by various socio-political interventions.