Cari Freno is an Assistant Professor of Drawing and Sculpture at Ursinus College. She is also a video artist who has exhibited in various venues including Chongqing, China and Berlin, Germany. Freno draws inspiration from the fields of psychology and education and their focus on the human condition. Her interest in psychology and magical thinking allows her to accesses the forbidden by questioning societal notions of maladaptive behaviors. She does so through the documentation of choreographed actions as a tool to explore past affect and its intersection with identity and culture. Freno uses the landscape of childhood development to expose unconscious themes, encouraging viewers to make sense of themselves and their past. Recently Freno presented her work as a guest critic at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and was included in the 20/92 Video festival at the Icebox project space in Philadelphia.
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