KATRINA LILLIAN SORRENTINO


EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

International Center of Photography Bard
MFA in Photography : 2014-2016

NYU's Tisch School of the Arts
BFA in Film & TV : 2007-2011

Fundación Ludwig, Havana, Cuba 
B&W Analog Photography : 2010

FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic
16mm & 35mm Cinematography : 2009

FINE ART

Nomadique & NMDQ Collections
Community Organizer & Curator
2012 - present

EXHIBITIONS

  • Art in the Plague Year, group exhibition with UCR Arts California Museum of Photography : January 2021
  • Ginger Zine Issue #18 @ New York Art Book Fair : September 2020
  • A 2nd Cup, solo artist exhibition for Human Trafficking Awareness Month in partnership with Red Sands Project, IJM and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Houston, TX : January 2019
  • Notas al Futuro, group artist exhibition, Galería Breve, Bogotá - CMDX, Mexico City, Mexico : Oct 14 - Nov 18, 2017
  • Notas al Futuro, group artist exhibition, Olga Piedrahita, Bogotá, Colombia : May 22 - July 31, 2017
  • Notas al Futuro, group artist exhibition, Espacio el Pasajero, Bogotá, Colombia : April 26 - May 13, 2017
  • Regards Éloignés, group artist exhibition, École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d'Arles, Arles, France : April 2017
  • The Ties That Bind, group artist exhibition curated by Charlotte Cotton, Baxter St. at the Camera Club of New York : July 2016
  • All At Once, class of 2016 ICP-MFA group show, The International Center of Photography : April - June 2016
  • How to Make the Bed, ICP-MFA solo exhibition, Long Island City, Queens : March, 2016

RESIDENCIES

  • Programme International de Recherche et Création de l'ENSP – École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d'Arles : October 2019 - February 2021
  • Chandelier Mermaids at Mermaid Ranch in East Hampton, Long Island : June 2017
  • Programme International de Recherche et Création de l'ENSP – École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d'Arles : October - December 2016

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace in the Spanish language, Middlebury College, Middlebury Vermont
Summer 2019

Oculus & Facebook, 2018 'VR for Good' Fellowship
Director The Curious Life of Bill Mont

  • Official Selection SXSW, Hot Docs, New Orleans and 2020 winner of Nashville Film Festival

NOVO Film & National Immigration Forum
Producer
March - June 2019

  • Produced an online documentary series in the United States and Mexico about white American evangelicals and their plight against Trumps's immigration policies. 

NOVO Film & Search For Common Ground
Producer
June 2017

  • Produced two short documentaries for NOVO Film in partnership with Search for Common Ground for the protection of Holy Sites and inter-religious conflict resolution and peace dialogues in Abuja & Jos, Nigeria.

Crossing Over : Stories of Immigration & Identity for Pivot & Univision's "Panoramica" Series
Producer & Cinematographer 
2011 - 2014

  • Documentary feature about three transgender immigrants from Mexico who are seeking political asylum in the United States. 
  • Won a 2015 GLAAD award for “Outstanding Documentary Spanish Language".
  • Featured by People en Español, Huffington Post: Gay Voices, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, and The Associated Press and hosted at The Center for American Progress.

Eleanor Ambos Interiors 
Producer & Cinematographer 
2011 - 2013 

  • World premiere SXSW Film Festival
  • Best short documentary LES & Northside Film Festival

Nomi Network
Producer & Videographer 
2013 - 2017 

  • Producer & videographer for Nomi Network, a non-profit that provides economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking in Cambodia & India. 

Grace Farms Justice Initiative Launch : Eradicating Child Exploitation
Producer & Videographer
November 2015

  • Producer & videographer for a two-day summit in which experts from the anti-human trafficking field gathered to identify and discuss new techniques to eradicate domestic child trafficking in Connecticut. 

LANGUAGES 

CLIENTS

English | French | Spanish

  • Facebook & Oculus, United Nations University, Peerspace, French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), PRATT, CUNY, 1:54 African Art Fair, Pioneer Works, Nomi Network, NOVO Film, Mason Jar Music
  • Featured in The New York Times, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Art Forum, Art in America, & People en Español
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