Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in Miami, Florida.
Through videos, sculptures, online experiences, photography, performances, and installations, she explores how technology affects our lives, bodies, and identities. Mayer investigates the points of tension between our online and physicals worlds and makes work that attempts to inhabit the increasingly porous boundary between the two.
Solo exhibitions include Tufts University, Boston, MA (2018); Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY (2018); Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL (2016); LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (2016); Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT (2014); and David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL (2011 & 2016). She has exhibited and performed at MoMA PS1 (2017); MoMA (2013); the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL (2013); the Bass Museum of Art, North Miami, FL (2012); the Guggenheim Museum (2010); and the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Québec as a part of the Montréal Biennial (2014). Mayer’s work has been featured in Artforum, Art Papers, Art in America, ArtNews, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times. Mayer is a recipient of the Creative Capital Fellowship, South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual/Media Artists Fellowship, Cintas Foundation Fellowship for Cuban Artists, and was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine.
Mayer’s films have screened at festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Rottenberg, and the New York Film Festival. She is a fellow of the Sundance Institute’s New Frontiers Lab and New Narratives on Climate Change Lab. She is the co-director of Borscht Corp, a non-profit film and art collaborative in Miami, Florida.
Mayer is represented by David Castillo Gallery, in Miami, FL.