Gabriela Nafissi is Licenciada in Psychology. Member of Acep, Associated of EOL Delegación Mendoza.
She presently attends the Specialization in Production of Critical Texts and Media Dissemination of the Arts (UNA) and the Diploma in creative Writing at UNTREFF. She participates in a literature workshop taught by Laura Galarza. She successfully completed The New York Film Academy´s 1 Week Filmmaking at New York Film Academy (2020).
Director of Art & Culture at Monteviejo Winery (since 2015). Creator of “Reincarnations. Artistic Experimentation”, an arts project launched in 2008, and of Plus+Art, a day-long multi-arts event presented yearly since 2013, recipient of the Art and Culture Gold Award “Best of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism” in 2017. Nafissi’s arts events have been presented at Balcón de Las Artes of Park Hyatt Mendoza (2018-2019). She is part of the group of organizers of Wine Rock, a rock concert held yearly at Bodega Monteviejo, recipient of the Art and Culture Gold Award “Best of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism” in the Art and Culture category in 2014. She is also one of the organizers of Week of Rock, which earned the 2018 Best of Global Award in the category Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences.
Gabriela Nafissi has developed and manages cultural projects based on artistic experimentation devices that articulate various art fields and languages, whereby she explores and develops her interest in the areas of convergence of the arts and psychoanalysis. she was named Distinguished Woman of the City of Mendoza by Salón Cultural Seguros Rivadavia y Seguros Rivadavia Coop. Ltda., in recognition of her remarkable career and contribution to society (2018).
Nafissi is the author of Reincarnations. Audiovisual short stories (2012), and of the artistic experimentation projects: Signs of an Artist (2014-2015), Extimacies of Daily Life (2015-2016), Four Elephants on their Stepladders (2015-2018), Center and Absence (2016-2019), including “Dark, Dark Continent”, “Women, One By One”, and “The Stone on the Path”. Tarabust. Voiceless and Sonorous (2017-2018). Curating. Creations and Interventions (2018-2019). V27dr A Poetic Mathema for the Artistic Cause (2019-2021), Routes and Drifts (2022-2023)
Gabriela Nafissi has curated photograph exhibits, including “Terrors Inhabiting Me,” by Marcelo Pelleriti (2015), “Dos miradas en los bordes de una obra,” by Laura Limp and Adriana Lui (2016), Portraits of Wine Rock (2017), and “Eroticas of the Femenine,” by Celeste Urreaga (2016-2018), Four Elephant on their Stepladders (2018), “Kuu to Hazama”. Empty Space” (four artists, four photo essays) (2018-2019).
She was the screenwriter for the un-produced screenplay: Best screenplay non-produced in Madrid International Film Festival, 2022 and it is nominated at WICA 2023. She was the director and screenwriter for the short film " La piedra en el camino" (2021), Best Female Directors (Tokyo, Japan, 2022) en Tokyo International Short Film Festival (Special Jury Award), Best Short film Documentary (Roma, Italia, 2022) en Roma Short Film Festival (Jury Special Selection), Mejor documental: Black Swan International Film Festival en India Calcuta “Outstanding achievement” (2021), Honorable Mention London International Monthly Film Festival Mejor documental International en Hollywood International Golden Age Festival (Nueva York, 2021), Filmfest International Film Festival (India, 2021), Mejor documental Internacional en Vancouver Independent Film Festival (Canadá, 2021). She was the director and screenwriter for the short film “Elephant Escabeaux” (winner of the Best Experimental Movie in International Cinema, Venezia, 2017, and Best Female Direction, Best Animation Feature Film at the Arte Non Stop Film Festival, 2017). She was also director and screenwriter for Signs of an Artist (Gold Prize, Best Experimental Short Film, International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues and Zero Discrimination in Indonesia, Jakarta, 2016. She co-directed the experimental short film Rewritings (2013, in the amateur category), together with Ramiro Navarro.
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BEST EXPERIMENTAL
Elephant Escabeaux
GALA INTERNAZIONALE DI VENEZIA
VENEZIA
2019
Mejor Dirección Femenina, Mejor Largometraje de Animación y Menciones Especiales a los escultores
Elephant Escabeaux
ARTE NON STOP FILM FESTIVAL
BUENOS AIRES
2017
Best International Short Documentary, noviembre (2021)
La piedra en el camino
Hollywood Golden Age Festival
New York
Best International Short Documentary
La piedra en el camino
Vancouver Independent Film Festival
British Columbia
Best short documentary, noviembre (2021)
La piedra en el camino
Niguara Falls International Short Festival
New York
Best short Documentary, noviembre (2021)
La piedra en el camino
Film Fest International Film
Best documentary, January, 2022
La piedra en el camino
Black Swan International Film Festival
Best documentary, 2022
La piedra en el camino
London International Monthly Festival
London
Best documentary. August, 2022
La piedra en el camino
Art Stream
Amsterdam
Best Female Director. October 2022
La piedra en el camino
Tokyo International Short Film Festival
Tokyo
Best Documentary and Best Production
La piedra en el camino
Tabriz Cinema Awards
Tabriz
Birth Date
January 29, 1975
Birth City
San Rafael- Mendoza
Current City
Mendoza
Hometown
Chacras de Coria
Gender
Female
Gabriela Nafissi is Licenciada in Psychology. Member of Acep, Associated of EOL Delegación Mendoza.
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