artists portraiying themselves in film and fideo
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
VAD – Video Art Database
Kika Nicolela is a Brazilian artist and experimental filmmaker. Her works include single-channel videos, installations, performances, experimental documentaries and photography. Graduated in Cinema and Video by the University of Sao Paulo in 2000, Kika Nicolela also completed film courses at UCLA University of California in 2002. Her works have been screened and awarded in festivals of more than 30 countries, such as: Videoformes New Media & Video Art Festival (France), Kunst Film Biennale (Germany), ACA Media Arts Festival (Japan), VAD Festival Internacional de Vídeo i Arts Digitals (Spain), International Electronic Art Festival Videobrasil (Brazil), AluCine Toronto Latin@ Media Festival (Canada) and Exis Experimental Film & Video Festival (Korea). She was the recipient of several grants and has participated of about 60 solo and collective exhibitions in Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Portugal and USA. Currently Kika Nicolela also curates and coordinates the Exquisite Corpse Video Project, a collaborative series of videos that involves more than 60 artists from 25 countries.