Mariah Garnett

 

Mariah Garnett

Mariah Garnett mixes documentary, narrative and experimental filmmaking practices to make work that accesses existing people and communities beyond her immediate experience. Using source material that ranges from found text to other artists, Garnett often inserts herself into the films, creating cinematic allegories that codify and locate identity. She holds an MFA from Calarts in Film/Video and a BA from Brown University in American Civilization. She has had solo exhibitions at the Metropolitan Arts Center (Belfast, UK), ltd los angeles (Los Angeles), and Louis B James (New York), and her work has been screened and exhibited internationally, most recently at the New Museum's Trigger. In 2014, her film Full Burn was named “Best In Show” at the Hammer Museum’s biennial by the LA Times and she has been awarded grants from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Artadia, California Community Fund, Harpo, the Sarah Jacobson Film Grant and her film, Encounters I May Or May Not Have Had With Peter Berlin won Best LGBT Film award at Ann Arbor Film Festival. She is currently a lecturer at UCLA.

Website: mariahgarnett.com
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