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Gustavo Vazquez

Gustavo Vazquez is a film- and videomaker originally from Tijuana and now living in San Francisco. He received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1979 and an MA in film from San Francisco State University in 1991. He is a founding member of Cine Acción and the 1996 film festival director of Festival Cine Latino. As an artist-in-residence at the San Francisco Exploratorium, Vazquez curated Mexico Videowaves. In recent years, Vazquez has collaborated with Guillermo Gómez-Peña on a variety of projects including The First Great Mojado Invasion (1999). Vazquez has directed over 30 productions, including documentaries, video installations, and dramas. Some of his work focuses on the Chicano-Latino experience and social and political commentary on the cultural dynamics of the changing American landscape. Vazquez was commissioned to produce and direct a video installation, Who Am I?, for "Chicano Now," an interactive, multimedia exhibit currently touring museums in the United States. Vazquez is the recipient of several awards, including a Rockefeller Media Fellowship and the Eureka Visual Artist Fellowship from the Fleishacker Foundation. He received a B.F.A. in film from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an M.A. in film from San Francisco State University. He is Assistant Professor, Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz.