About the Author

Franci Duran

E-Mail: franciduran.artist@gmail.com

Website: https://vimeo.com/franciduran

Francisca Duran is a Chilean-Canadian, experimental media artist based in Toronto, Canada. Her work takes a critical view of social, political and cultural issues through the aperture of the archive, both familial and public. Utilizing digital and analogue media, her work explores the intersection points of memory, history, politics and technologies of inscription and reproduction. Duran has exhibited nationally and internationally in film festivals, micro-cinemas and galleries, and has received grant support from Canadian arts councils. She holds an MFA in Film Production from York University and a BAH from Queen’s University, and continues to learn from artist run production centers like Gallery 44, the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto and Toronto Animated Image Society.

Contributions by Author: Franci Duran

12/11/2018 _Perspective

Interview With Franci Duran about her Video Art Installation 8401

8401 is a video installation that includes a video loop showing images of a building and the streets in front. Depending on the room in which the installation is being shown, there are one or more devices playing sound files. The image — or images — of the video shift slowly but constantly, and they look a bit like a collage made from the snippets of different pictures. […]