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NATALIA ROCAFUERTE

is a video artist exploring her dreams through installations, films, and print. Rocafuerte’s recent installation film “Dream of Emma and Tony” was featured and won best “Michigan Filmmaker” at the 59th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Rocafuerte was also featured in Remezcla for "Top 40 Latinx Texas Artists to Know in 2020". Natalia Rocafuerte's studio practice explores using technology as mediums of psychological reflections, immigration, duality, and borders. She grew up on both sides of the Rio Grande Border in Tamaulipas and Texas and became a naturalized  US citizen in 2019. Rocafuerte is a current Master of Fine Arts Candidate at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor & Rackham Fellow.

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Natalia Rocafuerte is also a experimental film stream festival producer and experimental television producer. She is a  producer for Future Traditions Fest and Miraaa Media Fest both experimental latinx film festivals aswell a formally producing Future Front Film Fest (formally Babes Fest Film Night) a women and nonbinary filmmakers gathering in Austin, TX. Rocafuerte also produces Andie and Natalia's Experimental Show.

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Natalia Rocafuerte (b.1993 Ciudad Del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico)

Studio based in Ypsilanti, MI

Full CV available upon request

 

EDUCATION

2022           Candidate Master of Fine Arts, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS & FILM SCREENINGS

 

CURRENT

2022           Close but Not Touching | Stamps Gallery  | Ann Arbor, MI

2021           60th Ann Arbor Film Festival |  Ann Arbor, MI 

2022           MASA | Centro De Artes | San Antonio, TX

 

2021         ACROSS Curated by Jose Villalobos | Urban Arts Center | Dallas, TX 

2021           Fortune Teller Group Show | Ivester Contemporary| Austin, TX 

2021           59th Ann Arbor Film Festival |  Ann Arbor, MI 

2021         Choose Your Own Adventure: First Year MFA Show |Virtual

2021           Andie and Natalia's Experimental Show  | World Wide Web   | Austin, TX 

2021         Living Pixels  | Aztec Theater  | San Antonio, TX

2021         59th Ann Arbor Film Festival | Ann Arbor, MI
2021         MULTI | Emma Barrientos Cultural Center  | Austin, TX

 

2020           Austin Studio Tour   | Austin, TX

2020           Respond/ Resist/ Rethink:Video Exhibition  | Stamps Gallery  | Ann Arbor, MI

2020           Concept Animals Video Art Show  | Martha Contemporary | Austin, TX

2020           SOUNDLOT Mass Gallery Virtual Video Show

2020           NMASS: Quarantine Virtual Concerts
2020           Xicanx: New Visions | Centro De Artes | San Antonio, TX
2020           Artist in Residence The Line Hotel X Big Medium | Austin, TX 

2020           Artist in Residence Future Front Texas | Austin, TX
 

VIDEO & INSTALLATION CLIENTS

Pabst Blue Ribbon

HBO

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REVIEWS

AltKino
Austin Chronicle 

fields Magazine

How Austin's Queer Community  Supports It's Own

Glasstire 

LUCHADORAS

Brownsville Herald 

 Austin Chronicle

GIPHY Arts Presents: Artists to Watch 2022. | by GIPHY | Dec, 2021 | Medium

SELECTED PODCASTS

August 2019       Austin 360 Podcast: Episode 93

Sept 2018          #13 Yo Soy LGBTQ Podcast

June 2021         NATALIA ROCAFUERTE | Inner Freq EP 3 ​​​​​​​