jessica mitrani

Jessica Mitrani  (no relation to Rhonda Mitrani) was born in Colombia and now lives in New York. Her work has been exhibited, screened, and broadcast internationally. In 2012, her video Headpieces for Peace won the Grand Prix at the ASVOFF5 Festival at Centre Pompidou, Paris. Her short film La Divanee (2013) was an official selection of the Oaxaca and Marfa film festivals; previously, it was shown in a solo exhibition in Vienna and included in “Future Feminism” at The Hole gallery, in New York. In 2014, Mitrani received a grant from the Hermès Foundation to create the immersive film and performance work Traveling Lady, presented by the Crossing the Line festival in New York and the New Settings program in Paris. This year, her theatrical collaboration The Undertaking appeared at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of its New Wave festival, and she performed in Ryan McNamara’s Back to School at MoMA PS1, New York. She is currently writing and directing five-minute cultural shorts for Brazil’s ARTE1 network. In 2017, Traveling Lady will be performed at the Soluna International Music and Arts Festival, in Dallas.