“African Tales” is an exhibition that celebrates the stories that a wonderful Afro-Argentine woman used to tell me when I was little. Stories that nursed me with color and diversity and that made a huge impact in my life.
Marina Burana （明蓮花）定位自己是位圖像和角色的創造者。她畫畫、做戲偶、寫作，有時演奏。
出生於阿根廷，但現居台灣，在國立臺北藝術大學與Art Students League of New York學習美術。
Marina Burana is a visual artist, writer and puppeteer from Argentina, based in Taiwan. Her plays have had readings and productions in the U.S., England, Taiwan, Canada, Peru, Uruguay and Argentina. She has published 3 books of short stories in Spanish and has collaborated with essays, poetry, narrative, illustrations and designs for books and magazines from New Zealand, the U.S., Spain, Cuba, Venezuela, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Chile, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Indonesia and Argentina.
Her paintings have been exhibited in Italy, the US, England, Argentina and Taiwan. Marina plays the violin, is bilingual in English and Spanish, has an advanced level of Chinese and French and intermediate reading skills of Ancient Greek. She currently makes puppets on commission and for plays written and sometimes performed by her for both kids and adults. She studied at the Art Students League of New York (2013) and is now finishing her BA in Fine Arts at Taipei National University of the Arts.
You can visit her work here: www.marinaburana.com.