Liz Solo is an inter-disciplinary artist with a long history as performance artist, writer, media artist/machinimator, activist and musician. Liz works independently and as part of various collectives and partnerships to produce works that merge the live performance stage with virtual (online, game) environments. Her performances often span multiple venues and online platforms.
Liz Solo is co-founder and member of the Black Bag Media Collective and the online performance collective The Second Front Performance Art Collective. She is a composer and performer with The Avatar Orchestra Metaverse and is the current curator/manager of the Odyssey Contemporary Art and Performance Simulator. She is a musician and composer, known best for her work as a solo recording artist and with Lizband (1993 – 2013 ), The Black Bags (2002 – 2013), Live Girls (2,000 – 2002) and Red Scare (1987-1991).
Her performances, videos and online events continue to be screened and presented around the world. Recent live performance and video work has been seen at: ISEA Istanbul; FILE Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paolo; Chromatose Anymation Festival, St. John’s; MaMachinima International Machinima Festival, Amsterdam; The Big Screen Project, Times Square NYC; Inhuman Resources (co-exhibit with Mez Breeze), Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna BC. Festival of New Dance, St..John’s,Vancouver Fringe Festival, Vancouver.
Liz Solo is based in Newfoundland, Canada. Contact Liz Solo at whoisliz at hotmail dot com
photos of Liz Solo above by Rhonda Pelley