Maya Connors

Maya Connors (*1985 in Freiburg, Germany) is an artist and filmmaker and lives in Hamburg. She studied Visual Communication/Film at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg and is a founding member of VETO Film, a platform for experimental film and video art.

vimeo.com/mayaconnors  **   vetofilm.com

mail [at] mayaconnors [dot] com

Interview with Roger Koza for the Restrospective at DOC BUENOS AIRES

 
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Screenings/Exhibitions (selection)

2021 Nordic Film Days Lübeck
MIC Istmo Oaxaca
Talking to Myself - Studio 45/Künstler:innenhaus Wendenstraße
Notizen des Sammelns - Galerie im Marstall Ahrensburg
Kollektive Konstellationen - Goethe Institut Buenos Aires
2020 Retrospective at Doc Buenos Aires
Brot † Sand – N23, Hamburg, 2020
Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium – Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, 2020
Labocine - On pandemics and microbes
Dokfilmwoche Hamburg
2019 Kassel Dokfest (as writer/editor)
Berlinale Shorts Competition (as writer/editor)
2018 "[NOT] AT HOME" VOLUME II - Group exhibition at Altonale Art Festival Hamburg
Bewerberinnen und Bewerber für das Hamburger Arbeitsstipendium 2018, Kunsthaus Hamburg
2017 Transcinema, Lima, Peru
"Through your eyes"  - CAA Shanghai
Eureka Festival del Cine Universitario, Bogotá, Colombia
Thai Short Film and Video Festival Bangkok, Thailand
CineClub Hugo del Carril, Córdoba, Argentina
Festival International del Cine de Cosquín, Argentina
Filmreihe Köln
2016 San Sebastian International Film Festival
Split Film Festival
Kunstfilme im Royal Kino Baden, Switzerland
 

Awards/grants

2021 CineStar Award, Nordic Film Days Lübeck
VG Bild-Kunst Grant for Filmmakers
"Kunst hält zusammen", Dorit & Alexander Otto-Stiftung
2020 "Kunst kennt keinen Shutdown", Hamburgische Kulturstiftung
2018 DAAD Travel Grant to Argentina
2018 Artists Grant of the City of Hamburg
2017 Best Short Film at FICIC, Argentina
2016 Berenbreg Film Award, HFBK Hamburg
2015 VIDEOFOCUS / Stigmart10 Videobiennale
2014 Audience Award, Grenzlandfilmtage Selb
2014 Shortfilm Award, Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein
2013 Karl H. Ditze Annual Grant
2010 Karl H. Ditze Grant for International Mobility