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The Institute for Electronic Arts Welcomed Resident Artist Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli

The Institute for Electronic Arts hosted resident artist Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli from August 29 – September 3.

Anna Chiaretta Lavatelli is an artist-filmmaker who seeks to unravel established systems of seeing and constructing narratives through moving images. She is interested in building tension through contrasts of performance and the gaze, movement and stillness, as well as fragmentation of time through repetition. Her work endeavors to destabilize habitual patterns of perception and power paradigms to re-imagine our sense of the world. he has shown work internationally in screenings and galleries and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from the University of California San Diego, and a Bachelor's degree in Media Studies from the University at Buffalo. She also works as a producer/director creating short documentaries on creative practice and art, as well as inclusive digital experiences in museums that spark new ways of seeing.

The Institute for Electronic Art’s Experimental Projects Residency is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and the Schein-Joseph Endowment.

The Institute for Electronic Arts is a high technology research studio facility within the School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, New York. The IEA encourages and supports projects that involve interactive multi-media systems, experimental sonic/video production, digital imaging, and publications. The IEA is committed to developing cultural interactions spurred by technological experimentation and artistic investigations.