Carla Forte

Carla Forte is a film director, scriptwriter, and performer. Forte is the founder and Director of Film Department of Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film. Selected as a Berlinale Talent 2017, Carla has directed internationally featured Video-Art works such as “Interrupta”, Official Selection at 27th Festival Les Instants Vidéo 2014.

Her cinematographic work includes the Feature Film ANN, Official Selection 41th Atlanta Film Festival 2017; the documentary The Holders, which World Premiered at the 32th Miami International Film Festival 2015; Short films “Imaginarium” and “Reset” selected for Cannes film festival’s Short Film Corner; as well as the feature film Urban Stories, Winner of Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Feature Film at Bootleg Film Festival in Toronto; and Honorable Mention at both Los Angeles Movie Awards and Lucerne International Film Festival, Switzerland.

“Staring at the Ceiling” by Carla Forte for the #MNMF2018

The artist proposes a video art where “The ceiling stares at you and you do not stare back, and you leave it all alone, without sky, staring at its palindrome – which is the floor.”


As part of the Curatorial Program #3, “Starting at the ceiling“, by Carla Forte will be at the following venues: 

 Paseo Wynwood (Miami, Oct. 10)

Concrete Space (Miami, Nov. 10-Jan. 15)

Macro Asilo, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Rome. Nov. 2–4)

Librería Mamey (Santo Domingo, Nov. 8)

Rome Art Week – Final Party Borgo Ripa (Rome, Oct. 27, 8pm)