March 23, 2012 Meeting
March 2, 2012
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ANABELA ZIGOVA, Artist and Filmmaker,
Film: Salto Mortale . On confronting the communist past, the “legacy of silence
and young Slovaks
(This meeting will be from 4:30-6:30 PM)
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
New York University
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)
Born in 1974 in Slovakia, Anabela Zigova now lives in New York. She has a MFA from the l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris and an M.A. from the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava. Her films have been previously shown at the Tribeca Film Festival(official exhibition), Berlinale Talent Campus in Germany, Museum Quarter21 in Vienna, Lausanne Underground Film Festival in Switzerland, Philafilm 2007(SILVER AWARD IN SHORT FILM SUBJECT), Chicks With Flicks Film Festival (BEST EDITING PRIZE), Anthology Film Archives in New York, Nuit Blanche, Cinema Accatone in Paris; film festivals Azyl, IFF, Cinematik and Artfilm in Slovakia.
Her artwork has been shown at numerous shows in the US and Europe, including Germany, France, Italy and in Prague, the Slovak National Gallery, Gallery Open in Bratislava and others.