Victor Bautista Producer, Content and Video


Victor Bautista arrived at the Hemispheric Institute as a transplant from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. In three years as a production coordinator at USC's arts and research initiative The Labyrinth Project, Victor shot, edited, and conceptualized documentary and narrative sequences for both digital archives and exhibition spaces. His work is featured in Jewish Homegrown History: Immigration, Identity and Intermarriage, a 2012 multimedia installation that debuted at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Prior to Labyrinth he worked in video production and post-production in the film and video game industries. Victor holds a BA in Ethnic Studies from UCBerkeley where he explored themes of identity, otherness, and alienation through visual media. Victor has taught English as a second language at Berlitz in Beverly Hills, studied Spanish at instituto Forester Internacional in San José, and studied race and identiity formation at Universidade Candido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro. He loves to travel, play pick up basketball at home or abroad, and eat street food, anywhere, anytime.