Zoe Beloff

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* Edinburgh, Scotland [UK]
lives and works in New York [USA]

Zoe Beloff was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She received an MA from Edinburgh University and an MFA in film studies from Columbia University, and was in the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She teaches digital media at City College in New York. Her work has been shown at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Biennial de l'image, Paris; Galerie Vox, Montreal; and the San Francisco Cinematheque, among others.

Grants and Awards | Group Exhibitions | Works | Bibliography | Recommended Links

Grants and Awards ::

2002 Finishing Funds Award, Experimental Television Center

2001 Fellowship from The New York Foundation for the Arts. Individual Artist Grant from New York State Council for the Arts

2000 Residency, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts. Grant from The Jerome Foundations Inc. Finishing Funds Award, Experimental Television Center

1999 A Turbulence commission funded by the Jerome Foundation.

1998 Grant from The Jerome Foundations Inc. Winner-Best multimedia project, Best of Show. Apple QuickTime VR competition. Grant from The Applebaum-Kahn Foundation.

1997 Fellowship from The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts Fellowship from The New York Foundation for the Arts. Grant from Art Matters Inc.

1996 Individual Artist Grant from New York State Council for the Arts. Residency, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts. Finishing Funds Award, Experimental Television Center.

1993 Grant from The National Endowment for the Arts (co-recipient with John Cale)

1992 Grant from The Jerome Foundations Inc. Grant from Apparatus Productions.

1989 Grant from Art Matters Inc.

1986 Grant from Art Matters Inc.


Group Exhibitions ::

The Brooklyn Museum [USA]; Berlin Film Festival, Berlin [D]; Seattle Film Festival [USA]; Montreal World Film Festival [CDN]; New York Film Festival [USA]; London Film Festival, London [GB]; San Francisco Film Festival [USA]; Festival of Short Films San Diego [USA]; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington [USA]; Cleveland Film Festival, Ohio [USA]; The Museum of Sound and Image Sao Paulo [BR]; Melbourne Film Festival, Melbourne [AUS]; Cinema Femmes Montreal, Montreal [CDN]; National Film Theater London [GB]; Turin Film Festival [I]; American Museum of the Moving Image [USA]; ATA Gallery San Francisco [USA]; The San Francisco Cinemateque [USA]; Rotterdam Internation Film Festival [NL]; MOMA New York [USA]; Kaaitheater Brussels [B]; Vienna International Film Festival [A].


Works ::

° Digital Media ::

"The influencing machine of Miss Natalia A.", Interactive video installation "Illusions", Web Site "Where where there there where", CD- ROM "Boyond", CD-ROM "Beyond", Web Site

° Film Performances ::

"Claire and Don in Slumberland", Film Performance "A Mechanical Medium", Film Performance "Lost", Film Performance "Life underwater", Film Performance [with John Cale]

° Films ::

"Shadow land or light from the other side", 16mm film "Lost", 16mm film "A Trip to the land of Knowledge", 16mm film "Wonderland USA", 35mm film "Nightmare Angel", 16mm


Bibliography ::

° Publications by Zoe Beloff ::

An Ersatz of Life, New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative Martin Rieser/Andrea Zapp (eds): BFI London in collaboration with ZKM Karlsruhe 2001

La vie rêvée de la technologie, Trafic, revue de cinéma issue 30, summer 1999

° Reviews and Articles on Zoe Beloff's work ::

Villette, Agnès: Le mode selon Zoe, Bilbok: Magazine des errances contemporaines, issue 17, March 2002

Bellour, Raymond: Présences Virtuelles, Les Frontières eshétiques de l'art, L'Harmattan, 1999

Mcleave, Leslie: Film Medium: Zoe Beloff's Uncanny Resurrections, Res Magazine Vol.5 No.3

Jean, Marie-Josée: Le technologique comme manière de penser de photographie, ETC Montréal, winter 1998-99

Beausse, Pascal: After-Images, Art Press, May 1998

Leggett, Mike: Beyond the Millenniums, World Art, issue 18, 1998

Ball, Steven: Up the Snakes and Down the Ladders, Mesh, issue 12, 1998

Shaviro, Steve: Future Past: Zoe Beloff's Beyond, ARTBYTE, Vol.1, No.3, 1998

Tremblay, Elene: Ubiquites, Spirale, No. 162, 1998

Tomasula, Steven: Electronic Book Review, September 1998

Miller, Joe: Ghosts in the Machine, Boulder Weekly, November 7, 1996

° Interviews ::

With Chris Gehman. Zoe Beloff's Mechanical Medium , Cinema Scope, issue 6, Winter 2001

1997 With Willem van Weelden. Catalog of the 15th World Wide Video Festival, Stedelijk Museum 1997


Recommended Links ::

-> Homepage:

-> Biography:

-> "Illusions" - Web Site:

-> Short biography, and description of the work "Illusions":

-> Work description "Beyond" [CD-Rom, 1998]: