Eve Barden is a Ph.D. student in Film and Media Studies program with a concentration in Slavic Languages and Literatures.
She was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation where she attended State Linguistic University pursuing a degree in Translation and Interpreting in English, German and Russian.
She received BFA in Communication Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University with the core curriculum in illustration techniques and sequential imaging, with additional credit hours in the history of film and animation; and her MFA from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts focusing on video installation.
Following her graduation, Eve has taught art, film and animation, participated in various fine art group exhibitions and has served as an editorial board member at The Northern Virginia Review, a literary and visual arts journal.
Eve actively maintains a robust studio practice with an emphasis on narrative-based video installation, projection mapping, and experimental animation. Her biggest inspiration comes from the history of proto-cinematic optical devices, Eastern European animation, and silent film.