AiR Talks: Faune Ybarra
Faune Ybarra, one of our Spring 2020 Artists in Residence, finished her residency with us just a couple of short weeks ago. We’re inviting you to come share conversation with Faune as we learn about her practice during her time with EE developing her ideas and thoughts on “diasporic gestures” and her plans for performing the archives in the future.
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Faune Ybarra: Archive of Embodied Displacement: Diasporic Gestures Performing the Archive
Saturday, June 27th, 6 pm Newfoundland Time
Currently located in Vancouver, Faune Ybarra is a diasporic artist originally from Oaxaca and Mexico City, Mexico. Due to the experiences of constantly moving and adapting Faune has conceived of her body as a site of translation from where she attempts to communicate with other people and the non-human. Focusing on questioning the understanding of communication beyond our human constructs of language, Faune works with “portable formats” such as video, sound, performance, and photo-based practices. She holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland and she is currently expanding her research/practice on the interrelation of displacement and diasporic gestures at Simon Fraser University as part of the MFA cohort in Interdisciplinary Studies.