MERCEDES SEGADE

About

Mercedes Segade is an Argentinan photographer, filmmaker and visual artist who works on long-term and collaborative projects across multi platforms such as films, installations, books and digital media. Her work focuses on understand how the different ways of think, see, and perceive impact in our social behavior and interaction with the environment, utilizing art and collaborative projects as a tool to foster understand and redefine new realities and empowering individuals through creative expression.

 

She was born in Tandil (Argentina) in 1985 and currently lives in Lisbon, Portugal. She studied Audiovisual Arts at the Universiad Nacional de Arte and Photojournalism at ARGRA, (Association of Graphic Reporters Buenos Aires, Argentina), and participated in workshops in film editing, narrative structure and theatre in London, Madrid and Buenos Aires. In the year 2011 she founded Zorzal, a creative studio specialising in documentary films and new narratives and developed the educational project Micromundos, offering photography workshops to more than 200 people in public libraries, art galleries and community centres.

 

Segade`s work has been exhibited and published internationally in media and art galleries including Mutuo Centro de Arte (Barcelona, Spain), Flotante Mag (México), La Juan Gallery (Madrid, Spain), Mumbat Lab+, (Argentina). Her series Disparacuentos, created for the Red Nacional Audiovisual Universitaria (RENAU) Argentina, was nominated in 2018 for the fymTI – International Television Festival and Market awards.

2017 – Disparacuentos – TV Serie
2017 – Obra en construcción – Documentary short film
2016 – Café Quereme Así Piantao – Documentary short film
2013 – Pequeñas Construcciones – Documentary Serie
2012 – Oscar – Documentary short film
2010 – Oberá – Documentary short film

2024 – Underline, Self published

2018 – MUTUO Centro de Arte (Barcelona, Spain) – Video Installation,  Ensayo de un presente Indolente
2018 – LA JUAN GALERY (Madrid, Spain) – Video Installation,  Ensayo de un presente Indolente
2018 –  ZAPADORES CIUDAD DEL ARTE  (Madrid, Spain) – Video Installation,  Ensayo de un presente Indolente
2014 –  MUMBAT (Argentina) – Video Installation – Mujeres de Arandhart
2013 –  MUMBAT (Argentina) – Video Installation – Proyecto BARCO
2013 –   GALERÍA ARTEMIO (Argentina) –  Group Photography Exhibition – Selected works
2012 –  Centro Cultural La Compañía (Argentina) –   Group Photography Exhibition – Serie Marcha por la Educación
2011 –  UBA Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires (Argentina) – Solo Exhibition –  Marcha por la Educación

2016 – Flotante Mag (México) Serie BNA  – Publicación digital

2013 – Indomita Luz, Magazine

2018 –  Nominated for the fymTI – International Television Market and Festival awards

2017 – Salón Nacional de Seguridad Vial (Argentina) – Primer premio categoría video arte

2023 – Cyanotypes for kids, Lo Invisible Estudio, Lisboa, Portugal 
2018 – Photography for daily life, Madrid, Spain
2014 – 2016 – Artemio Galería, Tandil, Argentina

2015 – Universidad Nacional del Centro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014 – Biblioteca Popular Bernardino Rivadavia, Tandil, Argentina
2013 – Centro Cultural La Compañía, Tandil, Argentina

2013 – Biblioteca Sarmiento, Tandil, Argentina
2012 – Secretaría de Cultura y Educación, Carmen de Patagones, Argentina

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