Paula Gaitán (Brazil)

Paula Gaitán was born in Paris in 1954. A visual artist, photographer, poet, and filmmaker with a Visual Arts degree from the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, Gaitán has been working in film since 1978, when she participated as an art director in Glauber Rocha’s The Age of the Earth. She has created several documentaries, video art, and plastic art installations for numerous collective exhibitions.

Paula’s work combines a deeply personal artistic vision with palpable reality. Her filmography consists of 9 feature length films. In 2016, the Cinematheque of Museum of Modern Art (MAM - Rio de Janeiro) presented a retrospective of her work , and Mostra Tiradentes, also in Brazil, presented a homage to her work in the 2021 edition. .

Currently lives and works in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

Filmography

  • Opera of the Puppies
    2021
  • Steps
    2021
  • Se Hace Camino al Andar
    2021
  • Light in the Tropics
    2020
  • Riverock
    2020
  • Subtle Interferences
    2017
  • Night
    2015
  • Rain in my garden, AGNES VARDA
    2015
  • Memory of Memory
    2013
  • The Volcano Exiles
    2013
  • Agreste / Drylands
    2010
  • Kogi
    2009
  • Life
    2008
  • Monsanto
    2008
  • Diary of Sintra
    2007
  • Through the River
    2007
  • Through the Water
    2004
  • Marta Traba, Palabra Mujer
    1997
  • Presencia , Ausencia
    1996
  • Vuelo de Condor
    1995
  • Lygiapape
    1991
  • Uaká
    1988
  • Olho d’Agua
    1987

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