rena del pieve gobbi experimental film + photography

rena del pieve gobbi has lived in Vancouver, Canada since 1994. She is an alumni of Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design.

In 2002 she received grants from Cineworks, a Vancouver Independent Filmmakers Society, and The B.C. Arts Council to make the film, 'interception'.

Her influences include Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage and David Rimmer.

A body of work including three abstract films depicting violent sexual assault through the closed eyes of the victim.

The films depict the emotive content of sexual violence and deconstruct the position of the viewer as a voyeur. Evoking memories causing each viewer to translate the narrative out of personal memory.