Amalia Fonfara (Nanortalik, Greenland, 1985), works as a visual artist and shamanic practitioner based in Trondheim. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art(2013) and a Master's degree in Fine Art(2015), from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has several years of training and education in therapeutic healing, and shamanic healing work. Amalia Fonfara works interdisciplinary within practices of embodied knowledge and the arts.
Based within performance and new media her artistic work embarks on an ontological investigation of the crossings of inner and outer landscapes through introspection of animism and contemplative healing practices, where the essences of soul and materiality are entangled in a holistic comprehension of life. Her work is often socially engaged in local environments focusing on body, memory, architecture, and landscape.
In 2018 Fonfara co-founded Invisibledrum Art Platform (NO) a platform investigating relationships and interconnections within technology, shamanism, and animistic systems in contemporary culture.
Qooqu-Little Bird, 2017. Photo: still from film, Amalia Fonfara
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