Fellow: Awarded 2009
Field of Study: Film
Competition: US & Canada
Julia Meltzer and David Thorne produce videos, photographs, installations, and published texts. From 1999 to 2003, their projects centered on secrecy, history, and memory. Current works focus on language, faith, and the idea of the future.
Recent projects have been exhibited at Modern Art Oxford, Steve Turner Contemporary, PhotoCairo 4, Casino Luxembourg, the Walraff-Richartz Museum, Argos Center for Art and Media, the Wexner Center, the 2008 Whitney Biennial, the 2006 California Biennial, Akbank Sanat Gallery in Istanbul, and as part of the Hayward Gallery’s travelling exhibition program. Video work has been screened at Homeworks IV in Beirut, the International Film Festival Rotterdam and the Toronto International Film Festival, among many others.
Julia Meltzer is director of Clockshop, a non-profit production company in Los Angeles. She received her BA from Brown University and her MFA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a 2004 recipient of a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship and was a Fulbright Fellow in Damascus, Syria in 2005–06.