From Matik Matik/Bogota (supported by Epistrophy Arts)
Saxophonist and clarinetist from Bogota, graduated in musical studies from Universidad Javeriana, M.A in Fine and Electronics Arts form Universidad de Los Andes, and active member since 2004 of the collective La Distritofonica.
Her work has been related to record production, live performing and artistic creation in groups such as El Sexteto la Constelación de Colombia, Asdrúbal, Palanca, MULA, Meridian Brothers, La Resbalosa, Mirlitorrinco, Vien-Tox, and Tortuga Alada.
She has developed her exploration as a composer and improviser and has performed in different national and international festivals. Currently, in addition to her work as a performer and composer, Valencia teaches at the Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, and is in charge of the management and direction of the Distritofonico Festival.
Visuals: Bibiana Rojas