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Gloria Oyarzabal

Photographer

Spanish artist photographer with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (UCM-Complutense University Madrid,1998),she diversifies her professional activity between photography, cinema and teaching.Programmer and co-founder of the Independent Cinema "La Enana Marrón"(The Brown Dwarf),Madrid(1999-2009), dedicated to the diffusion of author,experimental and alternative cinema.Graduated on Conservation & Restoration of Art(1993). Teacher of Analysis of Architectural Forms at IADE(2001-2009). Lived 3 years in Bamako,Mali (2009-2012)developing her interest on the construction of the Idea of Africa,History of colonization-decolonization,new tactics of colonialism and African feminisms. After her Master's degree in Creation & Development of Photographic Projects at Blankpaper School of Photography(2014-15)her work has been shown at PHE PhotoEspaña(Sp),Organ Vida Festival(Zagreb-Cr),Athens Photo Festival(Gr), Lagos Photo Festival(Nig),Thessalonika Foto Museum(Gr),Bitume Festival Lecce(It),Encontros da Imagem Braga(Pt),Odessa Foto Festival (Ukr),Kaunas Foto Festival(Lith),Barcelona,...among others. In 2017 she was selected for the artistic residency Ranchito Matadero Nigeria and South Africa where she develops her last project about african feminisms in Madrid and Lagos(Nigeria).That same year she wins the Landskrona Dummy Award, which allowed her to publish his first photobook "Picnos Tshombé".

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