Fiya Bruxa is an international award winning visual artist, actress, filmmaker, and writer. Her artistic vision is a social one that questions and celebrates the beauty, dignity and perseverance of those who have, or continue to, overcome adversity and oppression. In visual arts, her chosen mediums of expression include painting, murals, video and installation. As a writer and director, her work has been critically acclaimed and includes her theatre production “Ayelen” (writer and director), her documentary “The Wall That Speaks” (director; produced by the National Film Board of Canada), and her short film “COLD” (co-writer, co-producer, lead actress) which went on to win two international “Best Picture” awards. Fiya’s work has been produced in Canada, USA, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, France, Sweden and Senegal.