Iris Piers (1983) is a Dutch artist and director working with non-narrative flm, video installations, live cinema performances and music videos. Piers studied Fine Arts at the WDKA in Rotterdam, painting at the Kunsthochshule Berlin, mixed media at the School of Visual Arts in New York and was an intern at the New York based video-art company Perpetual Art Machine.
Her films have been broadcasted on networks such as PBS (USA) and NPS (NL) and over the years her work has been featured at the Berkeley Art Museum, the International Short Film Festiva Oberhausen, Portobello Film Festival in London, Malmö Konsthall, LMAK Projects in New York, Röda Sten in Göteborg and Umeå University, amongst others. Piers’ work has been nominated at various film festivals and her short experimental film ’Casimiration’ won the award for best online film at the national Dutch film festival in 2007.
After living in Berlin and New York, Piers has been based in Sweden since 2008 where she runs production company New Romantics.