Francesca Fini (Italy)

Francesca Fini
www.francescafini.com
participant in
VideoChannel – [self]~imaging
artists portraying themselves in film & video
NewMediaFest’2010

Film director, video artist, body art performer. She studied graphics at the IED (European Institute of Design) in Rome, and visual arts and hyper-graphics at the Quasar Institute (Design University). She is also a documentarist working as director and author for the Italian Public Tv. In 2002, she started the collaboration with the American artist Kristin Jones, on the project of Contemporary Art, “Tevereterno” (Eternal Tiber), creating multimedia installations and events for the City of Rome. In 2007, she wrote and directed the independent documentary, “Mollo tutto e vado via” (I’m Giving Up Everything and Going Away) (50 min.). The documentary was distributed by Vitagraph. In the same year she directed “The Battle of the Year”, a documentary on the Italian hip-hop scene (Magic TV). Between October and December of 2008 she was the author and director of the reality-documentary in 12 episodes, “Trans-Europe”, shown on the All Music channel. She continued to work on multimedia works and urban installations, such as “Trilogia”, which was selected for Natale di Roma 2009. In 2009 she wrote and directed “Donne – born to be kings”, a feature length documentary about female transgenderism that is about to be distributed by one of the oldest and most prestigious national distribution Company, the “Istituto Luce”. She also performed at the Body Art Festival “Mutazioni Profane” and at “Pop Porn” Festival of Erotic Art. She is also partecipating to variuos exhibitions with her digital art and videoart.