Elizabeth Leister

Elizabeth Leister is a digital media artist whose expansive practice includes video, performance, drawing and virtual & augmented reality. Her projects act as meditations on the unreliability of memory and the passing of time conceptualized through a feminist perspective on the female body, language and landscape. Her work has been presented at the Museum of Modern Art in Bologna, Italy, Torrance Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Delaware Museum of Art; The Drawing Center, Art in General, and P.S. 122 in NY, and Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica in addition to various artist run spaces.

Her VR work has been presented at FIVARS, REFEST by Culturehub, Currents New Media Festival and Mana Body + Camera Festival and other festivals. Leister is currently developing an AR experience to be presented at Luminex 2.0 Projected Realities in Los Angeles in Fall 2022. She earned an MFA from The Milton Avery Graduate School of Fine Arts at Bard College and a BFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Leister is Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Production in the Cinema and Television Arts Department at CSUN.