Irene Gutiérrez Torres
Irene Gutiérrez Torres is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and a PhD fellow at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M). She is part of the REEL BORDERS ERC Starting Grant project, focusing on participatory filmmaking as a placemaking practice in migration and border studies. Her research addresses im/mobility, migration, and everyday bordering themes. Her films have been screened in film festivals and art venues such as the Berlinale, Rotterdam IFFR, MoMA Documentary Fortnight and the Lincoln Center.
Research expertise: film, migration, border, placemaking, immobility, archive
Research methodology: participatory filmmaking, participatory video.