Shireen Seno

Shireen Seno

Philippines

Biography

Visual artist and filmmaker Shireen Seno was born to a Filipino family in Japan. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in Architectural studies and Cinema studies and taught in Japan before relocating to Manila. She started out in film as a photographer, shooting stills for Lav Diaz and John Torres. Her work has been exhibited in the Philippines at mag:net gallery, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila Contemporary, and the Ishmael Bernal Gallery at the University of the Philippines Film Center. In 2012, she had her first two solo exhibits, MYSTERY TERRAIN at Republikha Gallery and WILD GRASS at Light & Space Contemporary. Her first full-length film, BIG BOY, produced by Cinema One Originals and Peliculas Los Otros, had its international premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013. Seno's next film project, NERVOUS TRANSLATION, is one of 15 finalists for the Venice International Film Festival's inaugural Biennale College - Cinema 2013.

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