Lana Z Caplan works across media, including single-channel films or videos in essay form, interactive installations, video art and photography. Often inspired by a specific location, much of her work explores the implications of the social landscape on the physical landscape, while transforming the lived world into the language of representation through technology.
Caplan’s work has been recognized by awards at various exhibitions and festivals including the Audience Award at the Crossroads Film Festival in San Francisco and Director’s Prize at Black Maria Film Festival. Other notable exhibitions and festivals include Edinburgh International Film Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland), L’Alternativa Independent Film Festival (Barcelona), Anthology Film Archives (NY, NY), Chicago Underground Film Festival, Montreal Underground Film Festival, Antimatter [media art] (Victoria, BC), Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (Scotland), Currents New Media Festival (Santa Fe), Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Inside Out Art Museum (Beijing), National Gallery (San Juan, PR), Experiments in Cinema (Albuquerque), Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo (Mexico City), Havana Film Festival, Festival des Cinémas Différent et Expérimental de Paris. Caplan is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography and Video at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Lana Z Caplan is represented by Gallery NAGA, Boston.
For inquires, please contact lanaz [at] lanazcaplan.com.