About me

Self-Portrait with calligraphy (2020)

Úrsula San Cristóbal is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher devoted to experimental music, performance art, video art and calligraphy. With an academic background in music (BA. in Music from the Catholic University of Chile; MA in Hispanic Music from the University of Valladolid, Spain; MA in Musicology from the University of Milan, Italy, and a BA in Early Music from Scuola Civica di Musica di Milano), she later specialized in contemporary art and audiovisual media. Ursula holds a PhD in Art History and Musicology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Her research interests center around the role of music and sound in performance art and video art.

Her video art work has been screened internationally in festivals such as IVAHM International Video Art House Madrid (Spain), CineAutopsia: Bogotá Experimental Film Festival (Colombia), Video art and animation Biennale of Puebla (Mexico), Festival Les Instants Vidéo (France), Camagüey International Video Art Festival (Cuba), Every Woman Biennial Film Festival (New York, USA), Magmart Video Under Vulcano (Italy), BIDEODROMO International Experimental Film and Video Festival (Bilbao, Spain), Mostra Viva Del Mediterrani de Valencia (Spain), Miami New Media Festival, Videoformes (Clemont-Ferrand, France), Traverse Vidéo (Toulouse, France), Barcelona VisualSound, FILE – Electronic Language International Festival (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Video Art Miden (Greece), and Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 (Wroclaw, Poland)

Ursula is a professor at Taller de Músics (college of music) in Barcelona.