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Charis Bio - Daniel Enrique Garcia


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Daniel Enrique García  was born in Trujillo, Peru in 1967 and lived in the Andean city of Arequipa and later in the capital, Lima where he attended University. He graduated from the Catholic University with a degree in linguistics and Latin American literature. He worked as a creative advertising writer for television commercials and institutional documentaries. In 1995 he moved to the United States to pursue postgraduate studies. He obtained an M.A. in communications at Wheaton College and later an M.F.A. in filmmaking at Ohio University in Athens. His body of work includes narrative pieces and documentaries. As a narrative filmmaker he is particularly inclined to stories of human interaction with experimental elements aimed to unveil aspects of the characters’ sub-consciousness. As his thesis project in film school, he produced and directed Lurigancho, a documentary about the lives of minority incarcerated men in Peru’s largest prison. In 2006 he directed and produced the documentary Drawings and War about the experiences of children abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in the north of Uganda. He recently finished The Gift of ALL, a documentary about the nature of philanthropy and community engagement in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he currently teaches media production at Calvin College.


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Exhibition Schedule
CHARIS at the International Forum for Christian Higher Education on Critical Breakthrough
in Atlanta, Georgia
February 24-26, 2010
This conference of 1200 leaders in Christian Higher Education includes a session with CHARIS artists, a media presentation of the exhibit and onsite presentation of a portion of the artwork followed by a lunch reception at Columbia Theological Seminary in nearby Decatur to view the rest of the CHARIS exhibit.

CHARIS at Columbia Theological Seminary
in Decatur, Georgia
January 20-August 7, 2010

CHARIS is featured in the Spring 2010 Issue of Image and SEEN.

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CHARIS featured in Mosaic Newsletter

The Charis exhibit was featured in the most recent issue of MOSAIC, a newsletter put out by StoneWorks to connect creative culture makers around the world. Click here to read the four page article (in .pdf format).