Amaranta Sánchez

Born in Mexico City in 1976, Amaranta Sánchez Mejía bases her work on the notion of self-representation by using plastic and narrative elements and employing a variety of electronic media and resources such as video, photography, hand-made film, mechanical structures, motion machines, among others. Her work has been shown in exhibitions and festivals in galleries and museums internationally such as Fenómenos Lunares Transitorios at Garash Galería in Mexico City (2009), FEMACO: Muestra de Arte Contemporáneo at Garash Galería in Mexico City (2008), Femlink: The International Video Collage at Centro Cultural Espana in Mexico City (2008), Aella at Foto y Cine Latino in Paris (2007) and In the Air: Projections of Mexico at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2005). She is currently Head of the Images in Motion Department at the Centro Multimedia, Centro National de las Artes in Mexico.

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