Lior Zalmanson is a writer, new media artist, curator and researcher. His works focus on digital culture, online behavior and the information society. In 2011, Lior founded Print Screen Festival, Israel’s digital arts festival, which explores themes of digital culture in the audio-visual arts. Acting as the artistic director of Print Screen, Lior has curated dozens of new media exhibitions and performances. In regards to his own art practice, Lior’s first play, Yingale, won the Haifa Fringe festival in 2009 and was produced in both Israel and Serbia. His latest works in film, theater and new media were showcased at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Jewish Museum in New York, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem and the 14 Street Y. In 2016, Lior joined to Metropolitan Museum Media Lab to curate “Intentionally Unfinished” symposium on the notion of unfinished-ness in the digital arts. Lior is also a Fulbright visiting scholar and lecturer to NYU, researching online engagement, participation and maker-led practices of creative experimentation. His research and writings were published in Wired UK, Art & Science, and Sloan MIT Review, and have received the prestigious Dan David Prize Scholarship.
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