Tag Archives: Filmmaker

Artist in Residence – Gabriela Concha

My name is Gabriela Concha. I grew up in a mining camp in Southern Peru and afterwards moved to Lima to study and work. Lima’s sky is called “panza de burro”, which translates as “the donkey’s belly” because of its light gray color. Lima is also called wonderland, as you can find your way regardless of our political makeup.

I’m interested in exploring the rational order we give to our surroundings as a refugee towards our own disorientation. My work questions space organization and its influence on our optical boundaries. Using photography as a measuring instrument, I look for the limits of its representation and of the human eye as its extension.

 

My current work explores experimental video and creative writing. I’m soon publishing my first hybrid book which integrates photography and dreams structured as a novel. In NES I’m finishing a movie of the mining camp where I grew up. The film explores new narratives in subjective documentary and video performance. Both the book and the film’s topics are about motherhood and emotional distance.

You can see my work here → www.gabrielaconcha.com

Artist in Residence – Alia Malley

Alia Malley is at NES with collaborator, editor Noah Herzog to complete post production on her video project, the Logic of Events.

Started on her Arctic Circle residency, the 3-channel projection installation continues her work based on the roles and expectations of landscape, representation, human geography, technology, and the instability of the power structures inherent within those relationships.

https://www.aliamalley.com/