Elena López

Elena López Riera

Elena López Riera has taught film and literature compared at the University of Geneva from 2008 to 2013, when she concluded her thesis titled "Memory, account and national identity in contemporary Argentine cinema". She has published articles on film and new audiovisual practices in specialized magazines, as well as a monographic book about the filmmaker Albertina Carri.

She has been invited as a researcher at the Sorbonne-Paris III University and as a professor at the Carlos III University in Madrid, the Global Studies Institut in Geneva and the University of Valencia.

She has also worked as curator and film programmer for the International Cinema Jove Festival of Valencia, the Spanish mission of Culture at the UN, Tabakalera International Art Center and the Belfort International Film Festival.

In 2009 she founded the collective of investigation and audiovisual practices Lacasinegra based on experimentation with the new formats of the image. Her works have been shown at Tabakalera Center for International Art, Centro Centro (Madrid), the Contemporary art exhibition in Geneva or the Progres Foundation (Bern).

In 2013 they made their first feature film "Pas à Genève" that participates in the festival Sevilla European Film Festival, Cinema d'autor (Barcelona), Margins, Lima Independiente and Festifreak (Argentina), among others.

Her first short film, "Pueblo", was premiered in the fortnight of the filmmakers at the Festival de Cannes in 2015, and projected in more than twenty international festivals.

"Las vísceras", was presented in the official section of the Locarno festival in 2016 and has obtained the silver Mikeldi at the International Festival Zinebi.

Elena López

Elena López Riera

Elena López Riera has taught film and literature compared at the University of Geneva from 2008 to 2013, when she concluded her thesis titled "Memory, account and national identity in contemporary Argentine cinema". She has published articles on film and new audiovisual practices in specialized magazines, as well as a monographic book about the filmmaker Albertina Carri.

She has been invited as a researcher at the Sorbonne-Paris III University and as a professor at the Carlos III University in Madrid, the Global Studies Institut in Geneva and the University of Valencia.

She has also worked as curator and film programmer for the International Cinema Jove Festival of Valencia, the Spanish mission of Culture at the UN, Tabakalera International Art Center and the Belfort International Film Festival.

In 2009 she founded the collective of investigation and audiovisual practices Lacasinegra based on experimentation with the new formats of the image. Her works have been shown at Tabakalera Center for International Art, Centro Centro (Madrid), the Contemporary art exhibition in Geneva or the Progres Foundation (Bern).

In 2013 they made their first feature film "Pas à Genève" that participates in the festival Sevilla European Film Festival, Cinema d'autor (Barcelona), Margins, Lima Independiente and Festifreak (Argentina), among others.

Her first short film, "Pueblo", was premiered in the fortnight of the filmmakers at the Festival de Cannes in 2015, and projected in more than twenty international festivals.

"Las vísceras", was presented in the official section of the Locarno festival in 2016 and has obtained the silver Mikeldi at the International Festival Zinebi.

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