Ellen Lake (USA)

Ellen Lake

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Ellen Lake received her MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California in 2002, where she studied sculpture, film & video, and installation. She is the recipient of a 2009 Sarah Jacobson Film Grant and Bay Area Video Coalition’s Mediamaker Award. Work from her latest series combining home movies from the 1930s with cell phone and digital media today has shown at the Walker Art Center, Exit Art, Crawl Space, Everson Museum, Heaven Gallery, Arizona State University Art Museum, Aurora Picture Show, Sumter Gallery of Art, AC [Institute Direct Chapel], Kala Art Institute, Antimatter Underground Film Festival, Madcat Film Festival, Disposable Film Festival, and Axiom Gallery. Additional work has shown at Pacific Film Archive, the Exploratorium, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Tank, and the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery and internationally at the Institute for Contemporary Art in London, the Palais de Tokyo in Paris and the Center for Digital Art in Holon, Israel.