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 iconic gay porn stars, 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 received awards from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Sarah Jacobson Film Grant, California Community Fund and Artadia Los Angeles. Her work has been exhibited and screened internationally including at the following venues: The New Museum, Ann Arbor Film Festival, The Hammer Museum, the Metropolitan Art Center (Belfast, UK) and her exhibiting gallery, ltd los angeles. She lives and works in Los Angeles.