Lior Shamriz creates films, installations, and music.
Their work was presented at the Berlinale, Locarno IFF, Sarajevo IFF, MoMA’s ND/NF, BAFICI, Frameline, MixNYC, Torino IFF, Outfest, Walker Art Center, and the Lincoln Center in New York City, among other venues and festivals, and won awards at Oberhausen Kurzfilmtage. It received special showcases by the Thessaloniki International Festival, Ars Independent Katowice, SteakCinema Seoul, and the Berlin Art Film Festival.
Born in Ashkelon on the East Mediterranean, they dropped out of the army at nineteen and began making hi8 films, and experimenting with computer-generated music and collective art publications. After living a decade in Berlin, they are now based in California. They curated film, performances and residencies at PAM performance space in Highland Park, Los Angeles, and for Project Space Festival Juárez in Juárez, Mexico. They are currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Film and Digital Media at University of California, Santa Cruz.
Some of the music: spektakulativ.bandcamp.com
Some of the videos: vimeo.com/liors