Graduate Student, PhD Program
Visual Culture and Empire, Palestine/Israel, Mizrahi Jews, Queer Cinema, Film as Performance
Education and Training:
Lior Shamriz received a Masters from the University of Arts Berlin (UdK) where they graduated in Experimental Media Design with Honors in 2009. Shamriz has been a visiting fellow at the California Institute of the Arts and is now an independent artist based in California. From 2016-2018 they curated programs at PAM performance space in Highland Park, Los Angeles, and since 2018 they curate films for Project Space Festival Juárez. Their films were presented at numerous festivals and venues, among them the Berlinale, Locarno IFF, Sarajevo IFF, MoMA’s ND/NF, BAFICI, Frameline, MixNYC, Torino IFF, Walker Art Center, and the Lincoln Center in New York City, and won several awards at Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage.