Rosalina Libertad Cerritos wasborn in Mexico City - her cultural inheritance is from El Salvador, CentralAmerica - she grew up in the Canadian West Coast. She attended the MelHoppenheim School of Cinema in Concordia University, in Montreal where shegraduated with a Film  Production Degree with a focus on ExperimentalCinema. She also has a Digital Visual Effects Diploma from Capilano Universityin North Vancouver. She recently graduated with a Master of Fine Arts fromEmily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. In her artisticresearch and studio practice she explores themes that navigate personal andcollective experiences and histories and how these unfold through identity,culture, language, place, memory and intergenerational experiences of trauma,nostalgia, celebration and hope. Her practice is multidimensional andmulti-sensorial. In her work she is exploring and imagining new narratives andnew futures through a process and exercise of reconstruction, reconciliation,and reconnection to her memories and history. She works and lives in theunceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish people, thatincludes the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh nations.

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