Federica Foglia is a transnational visual artist, director of photography, editor and writer. She holds a BA in Multimedia Languages and Digital Computing for Humanities: History of Art, Theatre, and Cinema from the University of Naples L'Orientale and is currently an MFA candidate at York University.
She is interested in issues of migration, displacement, women of the diaspora, accented cinema, post-humanism, digital kinning and finding a visual language to represent these experiences.
Her films have screened and won awards in several festivals including Anthology Film Archives, Camerimage, Toronto International Film Festival, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Engauge, Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Genova, Vancouver International Film Festival, Reykjavík International Film Festival, Antimatter, Coop Microcinema, Visions in the Nunnery - Whitechapel UK, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante MACA, BIDEODROMO, BilbaoArte Foundation, Groupe Intervention Vidéo Montreal, SCAD Savannah International Film Festival, Equinoxio Film Festival, Muestra de Video Arte Faenza.
She has recently been awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholarships and the RBC Arts Access Fund Award for newcomer artists.
In addition to filmmaking her poems have been published by Giulio Perrone Editore.