Jillian Mayer

b. 1984 Miami, FL
Resides in Miami, FL 


Jillian Mayer (Florida, USA) is an artist that makes work that explores how technology affects our identities, lives and experiences. Through videos, online experiences, photography, telephone numbers, performance, paintings, sculpture and installation, her work investigates the tension between physical and digital iterations of identity and existence. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial, the Guggenheim Museum and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival and has been featured in art publications such as Art Papers, ArtNews and ArtForum. Mayer is a recipient of the Creative Capital Fellowship, the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s Visual/Media Artists Fellowship, Cintas Foundation Fellowship, and was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine. She is also a fellow of the Sundance New Frontiers Lab Program, a recipient of a Harpo Grant and the Zentrum Paul Klee Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland. Mayer often collaborates with filmmaker Lucas Leyva and helps run the Borscht Corporation, a non-profit film collaborative, production company, and film festival. Recent solo shows include Perez Art Museum Miami, David Castillo Gallery and LA><ART.