Cecilia Barriga was born in Concepcion, Chile, in 1957. She left home at nineteen to study in Madrid. In 1984, she graduated in sound and image in the Complutense University. In 1994, she settled down in New York to study screenwriting and video art at Columbia University. Back in Spain, she made numerous documentaries and TV reports, without leaving the realm of fiction.
Cecilia Barriga and Claudia Lorenz have worked together since 2006 and produced two shorts, IM FLUSS and THE DAY OF THE EURO, (8/14)
Meeting of Two Queens
A film by Cecilia Barriga, 1991, 14 min., Color
In this witty, luminous tape Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich star in the roles of their livesócast as lovers by Chilean video artist Barriga. Queen C...