in the exhibition
* 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
Grants and Awards
2002 Finishing Funds Award, Experimental Television
2001 Fellowship from The New York Foundation for
the Arts. Individual Artist Grant from New York State Council for
2000 Residency, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts.
Grant from The Jerome Foundations Inc. Finishing Funds Award, Experimental
1999 A Turbulence commission funded by the Jerome
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.
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].
"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]
"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
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,
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,
Beausse, Pascal: After-Images, Art Press,
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,
Tomasula, Steven: Electronic Book Review,
Miller, Joe: Ghosts in the Machine, Boulder
Weekly, November 7, 1996
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
-> "Illusions" - Web Site:
-> Short biography, and description of the work "Illusions":
-> Work description "Beyond" [CD-Rom, 1998]: