Sara Bonaventura is an Italian visual artist and educator. She works at the intersection between visual and media arts, lens based media and new media. As independent videographer she has been collaborating with performers and musicians, directing clips, adv, curating visuals. Her video works have been screened worldwide; at the NYC Anthology Film Archives, Other Cinema at San Francisco ATA Gallery, at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, the Asolo Art Film Festival, the Miami New Media Festival, at Rome MACRO Museum, the Cinemateca do MAM in Rio for Dobra Festival, the MOMus in Thessaloniki for Videolands curated by Miden Festival, the LA Echo Park Film Center, the Boston Cyber Arts Gallery and more. She won the Veneto Region Award at the 10th Lago Film Fest in 2014 and a merit for the 2019 Sino per NIIO Illumination Art Prizes, with one of her work displayed in Hong Kong in one of the world biggest public screen; she has been selected for several residencies, ie in 2016 by Joan Jonas at Fundacion Botin (Santander, Spain). Recently selected for the ISEA 2019, the International Symposium for Electronic Arts, in Gwangju, South Korea. She is currently working on her first feature film, Forest Hymn for Little Girls.