Frisly Soberanis is a director and video artist, from Queens, New York via Guatemala. His work explores separation, distance and the immigrant experience.
He has received support from E4FCs Fuse fund, Tribeca Film Institutes New Media Prototype Fund, Culturestrike and the Nelson Mandela Foundation. He is one of the OSFs Photo Documentary Fellows and a current Artist in Residence at the Hemispheric Institute (HEMI).
Frisly's work has shown at during encuentro @Centro de Cultura Digital (CCDMX) in Mexico City, during Moving Walls 25, the Hilversum Museum, Tribeca Family Day and Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival.
Frisly is interested in how 360 video/ virtual reality / media and technology can challenge borders and reshape the way we think of memories and messages. They grew up filming quinceañeras and bodas, and hope to create more stories of healing and reconnection.