Madi Piller is a filmmaker, animator, programmer and independent curator living and working in Toronto, Canada. The abstract and non-representational images in her work are drawn from film explorations in Super 8, 16mm and 35mm, 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 the Festival du Collectif Cinema Jeune, Paris, France, Bienal de La Imagen Movimiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina and the Melbourne Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia. ASIFAKEIL, Vienna, Austria. Her work has been produced with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and the Toronto Arts Council.
International residencies include Museum Quartier21, Vienna Austria, 2015, the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Yukon, NWT, 2014 and the Independent Imaging Retreat, Mount Forest, Ontario, 2014.
Her admiration for animation has inspired her to serve as President on the Board of Directors of the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) Toronto.
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