Joaquín Aras (Buenos Aires, 1985) is an argentine artist and filmmaker. His work focuses on the emotional space between audience and media, and how narrative experiences can preserve memory while challenging historicity. He studied Communication at UCA (Argentina) and the MA in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought at EGS (Switzerland). He attended Programa de Artistas and Laboratorio de Cine programs at Di Tella University. He has done solo exhibitions at Piedras (2021, 2019), Móvil (2016), La Ene Museum (2014), Isla Flotante (2014, 2012); and group exhibitions at Museo Moderno, MAC-Niterói (Brazil), Grand Union (UK), Bienalsur, MNAV (Uruguay), Open House (UK). His works were selected for the Braque Prize, Bienal de Arte Joven de Bs. As., Bienalsur, Salón Nacional. He was awarded scholarships from FNA, Oxenford Collection and Fundación Telefónica; Bienal de Arte Joven Project Award; and an honorable mention at the Klemm Prize. He was awarded a CIFO-Ars Electronica Award in 2023. He was part of the CCA Kitakyushu Fellowship Program (Japan) and won a residency at Gasworks+URRA with support of Érica Roberts and arteBA.

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