Ana Vaz (1986, Brasília) is an artist and filmmaker whose films, installations and performed texts explore complex relationships between environments, territories and hybrid histories pushing the boundaries of our perception. Her films have been shown internationally in film festivals and institutions such as the Tate Modern, Palais de Tokyo, Jeu de Paume, LUX Moving Images, New York Film Festival - Projections, TIFF Wavelengths, BFI, Cinéma du Réel, TABAKALERA, Courtisane, Fondación Tapiès and Whitechapel Gallery. Recent exhibitions include The Voyage Out at LUX Moving Images (London), The Voyage Out: Mediums at Centre d’Art Ange Leccia (Oletta, Corsica), Eco-visionaries at MAAT (Portugal), What are the Clouds? at WKV Stuttgart and Videobrasil at SESC Pompéia (Brazil). Ana is also a founding member of the collective COYOTE along with Tristan Bera, Nuno da Luz, Elida Hoëg and Clémence Seurat, a cross-disciplinary group working in the fields of ecology, ethnology and political science through an array of cross-cutting platforms. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Kazuko Trust Award presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in recognition of artistic excellence and innovation in her moving-image work.
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