Madi Piller is a filmmaker, animator, programmer, and independent curator currently
living and working in Toronto, Canada. Her abstract, nonrepresentational and poetic images are drawn from film explorations in Super 8, 16mm and 35mm, as well as photography and video. The resulting imagery is strongly influenced by diverse animation techniques and styles.
Madi’s films have been screened at film festivals, alternative spaces, and contemporary art venues nationally and internationally including TIFF Wavelengths, the Festival du Cinema Jeune, Paris, France, Bienal de La Imagen Movimiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina and the Melbourne Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia. Her work has been produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council and Chalmers Arts Fellowship.
International residencies include Museum Quartier21, Vienna Austria, the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Yukon, NWT, and the Independent Imaging Retreat, Durham, Ontario.
Curatorial projects include:
Eleven in Motion: Abstract Expressions in Animation,
OP ART Re-Imaged: Imaginable Spaces.
The Frame is the Keyframe: Frame Anomalies
From A to Z: Film Screening and Exhibition in Vienna
Augmented Reality Exhibitions by Canadian Artists
Her work is distributed by Light Cone, CFMDC and VTAPE
Shock, Fear, and Belief: Films and Videos of Madi Piller By Clint Enns and Mike Hoolboom.
Text by Samy Benammar [French/English]
Sombra Deslumbrante #1 by Edward de Ybarra