Sara Bonaventura is atelierista and visual artist, with a MA degree in contemporary art and gender studies, diverse experiences of teaching, didactics, curatorial, pr, archive, in several Cultural Institutions (Venice Biennale, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Giorgio Cini Foundation, Berlin Kicken Gallery, Reggio Emilia City Museums and institutions based on the Reggio Emilia Approach, like the Ray of Light Atelier or Ponzano Children, by Benetton Group). She is currently based in Singapore, working as art specialist in a IB campus of EtonHouse International Group.
Sara tries to fulfill her passion for the audiovisual medium. Her works have been screened in Italy and abroad, recently at the Anthology Film Archives (NewFilmmakers NY series), at Other Cinema, in San Francisco ATA Gallery; selected for several residencies, among them the prestigious Fundación Botín one, in Spain with mentor artist Joan Jonas. As independent videographer she has been directing/editing official clips and collaborating with performers enacting videodance pieces. Commissioned to film unconventional adv and visuals. Contender in several festivals and winner at LFF 2014, Veneto Region Award.
She intertwines frame by frame drawn/cut-out animation or stop motion, analog/digi shot, found-footage, embracing a DIY ethic and aesthetic. If the surface cracks, the crack becomes the surface; that break means intensity.
Points of intensity rather than sutures.