Carolina Gonzalez

Carolina Gonzalez Valencia

cgonzale@bates.edu

Art and Visual Culture

Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture

Olin Arts Center, Room 318

Carolina’s work lies in the intersection where personal, social, and political stories meet.  She weaves animation, video, performance, drawing and painting where she aims to create new documents that challenge social and historical representations of migration, otherness, diaspora, and labor. She has worked in different projects in Latin America and the US.  She holds an MFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, in the department of Film, Video, New Media and Animation.

Carolina films have been showed in The Museum of Contemporary art in Quito, Ecuador. Also she has been part of screening series and film festivals such as: GAZE, in San Francisco, California, International short films showcase, in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, International short films and videos in the Full Frame Theater, Durham, North Carolina. Broward College, Davie Florida,  Contra el Silencio todas las voces Film Festival, Mexico City. Cinemateca Distrital, Bogotá D.C, Colombia, Gene Siskel Film Center.  Her films have also been screened in public access TV such as CanTV Chicago, and Videonautas, Telepacifico, Colombia.  She is the recipient of the Lyn Blumenthal Scholarship, the Gelman travel Fellowship, and the Programa Nacional de Estímulos, from the Colombian Ministry of Culture.