If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Digital, Film, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Video
Born and raised in Mexico City daughter of painter Shirley Chernitsky, Lizet developed her artistic skills in childhood while growing up surrounded by artists whose influence became decisive in her life.
Lizet worked as an actress, studied at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Boston University and received a BA in Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego.
Her artwork has been exhibited in museums, cultural institutions and art galleries across the United States, in Canada, Mexico, Asia and both Western and Eastern Europe; she has been awarded art prizes and has successfully participated in various auctions.
She recently directed and produced a short film of Leonora Carrington and Gabriel Weisz Carrington, also producing a documentary which was shown in the Museum Carrillo Gil, Morelia international Film Festival and Channel 11 TV Mexico. Furthermore she directed several short documentaries for the People’s Post-Media Arts Center SD of which, two were shown in SDLFF 2010. She collaborates performs and directs art videos and is currently showing in several countries as part of HEP Human Emotion Project.
The HEP artists works selected from the pool of HEP works run as follows:
Iran 2010 HEP - curatorial Alison Williams
1.Michael Douglas Hawk and Lizet Benrey "secret place" Germany/Mexico
2.Glenn Church "I is another" USA
3.48073 "09066 silence" Netherlands
4.Michael Chang "on silence" Denmark
5.Behjat Omer "whistle conversation Miran & Celine" UK/Kurdistan
6.Anders Weberg "JE SUIS PÈRE ET MON PÈRE EST PÈRE" Sweden
7.Niclas Hallberg "american dream" Sweden *
8.Manfred Marburger "proud" UK
9.Mads Lungdahl "the source" Denmark
10.Edwin Stolk "turbulence" Netherlands
11.Amina Bech "tranquility" Norway
12.Alberto Guerreiro "liquid force" Portugal
13.Elena Skoko "miss cencetti waiting" Italy
14.Hakan Akcura "catharsis" Turkey/Sweden
15.Anthony Elliot "get a job nbr 2" UK
16.Jerry King Musser "reluctant angels" USA
17.Bill Millett "fragmented amygdala "UK
18.Danny Germansen "wish" Denmark
19.German Britch "garbage face" Argentina
20.Ulf Kristiansen "the hope of enduring long" Norway
21.Neil Howe "when I grow up" Australia
The Iran artists list will go up soon (curatorial Sohrab M. Kashani) - he is in the process of making his ultimate decision on those works.
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Further details will follow re the exact dates of the September screening in Tehran as well as details about the opening. A special opening will be announced once we have all those details and news will follow on that.
thanks HEP - and well done Iran - Sohrab M. Kashani for his enthusiasm and perseverance in making this screening possible for us!