I am a filmmaker, researcher, writer, and video essayist with a P.h.D . in Artistic Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. My recent work has been screened at Prismatic Ground, Cámara Lúcida, MUTA, Transcinema, UltraCinema, and Frontera Sur. I teach film and criticism at the Universidad de las Artes (Ecuador) and belong to the film collective Guayaquil Analógico (Mariano Aguilera National Arts Prize 2022).
My research interests include reappropriation, archival cinema and found footage, experimental cinema, and film/videographic criticism. My writing on film has been published in Senses of Cinema, Short Film Studies, desistfilm, Kino Slang, La Furia Umana and Fuera de Campo. I have written about Ecuadorian Cinema here, here, and here. In 2022 I published the book La crítica es una escuela: Conversaciones sobre la crítica de cine de cine en América Latina (UArtes Ediciones), with interviews with fellow critics from Perú, México, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, and Paraguay.
After curating film programs for MUTA (Peru), Festival de Cine Radical (Bolivia), and UltraCinema (Mexico), I became co-founder and and co-director of the year-long film program Rialécticas - Jornadas Cinematográficas de Guayaquil (Ecuador). In 2023 I was invited to be part of the Selection Committee for Berlin Critic's Week. I am also co-director of Fuera de Campo Film Journal and Associate Editor at [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies.
Cineasta, investigadora, crítica y profesora de cine, con doctorado en Estudios Artísticos.