Vivian Ostrovsky

Vivian Ostrovsky

Vivian Ostrovsky

American Artist (1945, New York) trained in Brazil and Paris, in the areas of film and psychology. It has a long career as a filmmaker, using analog formats (especially Super8) and a language close to experimental cinema. Over the years, has shown some of her films at numerous festivals, including Curtas Vila do Conde, where she presented "Work And Progress" (2000, co-directed with Yann Beauvais); "Nikita Kino" (2002), awarded with an honourable mention in the International Competition; and "Ice/Sea" (2005). In recent years, it can be highlighted the film "The Title Was Shot," 2009, which won the Prix d'Argent in Bilbao International Film Festival (in 2009).

Her works have been displayed in the context of the gallery and she has participated in several exhibitions. Retrospectives were held at the Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. She has presented works at the MOMA, the Kunsthalle Basel, and the Biennale of São Paulo, as well as festivals like Toronto, London, Berlin, Rotterdam, Clermont-Ferrand, Rio de Janeiro and Viennale. Her films are part of collections as the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Vidéothèque, MOMA or Freunde der Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin.

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