Cat Del Buono Keynote Speaker

  • Photographer and filmmaker
  • Creator of video installations and public happenings that focus on social issues
  • Developed the "Voices" project, focusing on domestic violence

Cat Del Buono's Biography

Cat Del Buono is a daughter of immigrants. She began drawing and filming at an early age, making her first Super 8 film at age 11. She received a BA from Boston College, an MFA from School of Visual Arts, and attended the prestigious graduate film program at NYU. Her works have show in the US and abroad, including Bronx Museum, Bass Museum, Microscope Gallery, Shiva Gallery at John Jay College, and MoCA Miami to name a few.

Del Buono has been creating video installations and public happenings that focus on social issues. Sometimes she uses humor to break down complex topics such as victim blaming or gender inequality. Other times, showing the disturbing reality of issues like domestic violence can make a bigger impact. No matter the project,  her intention is always to give people a voice and to influence change.

Awards include a Brooklyn Arts Fund, Visiting Artist at American Academy in Rome, Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship, ISE Cultural Foundation Grant, School of Visual Arts Alumni Award, and a NYFA Stipend. Her work has been featured in Jezebel, Huffington Post, Brooklyn Rail, Art Newspaper, Miami Herald, and on PBS.

Del Buono has also written for publications and catalogues, taught cinema lighting, been an advisor for thesis students, and started a nonprofit organization which provides free art classes to underprivileged children.

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Videos of Cat Del Buono

Voices - a video installation on domestic violence
Voices - a video installation on domestic violence
Cat Del Buono - Artist & Filmmaker | School of Visual Arts (2016)
Cat Del Buono - Artist & Filmmaker | School of Visual Arts (2016)

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