exDox – experimental documentary film festival
Mara Montoya is a Zurich-based artist originally born in the U.S. She studied Film at Saint-Lukas Brussels University and Media Arts at Zurich University of the Arts, where she was awarded a graduate degree in Fine Arts in 2008. Since the autumn of 2011 Mara has been working as a Research Associate in the Interaction Design Program at Zurich University of the Arts. In parallel to her research work and personal development as an artist, Mara is pursuing a degree in Law and Economics at the University of St. Gallen. Maraâ€™s work predominantly seeks to explore and reflect on the tension between social classes embodied by the ownership and control of land.