Elizabeth Leister engages a practice that includes video, performance, drawing and virtual & augmented reality. Her projects act as meditations on the unreliability of memory and the passing of time conceptualized through a feminist perspective on the female body, language and landscape. Her work has been presented at various national and international museums, galleries and artist run spaces.
Her VR has been presented at REFEST by Culturehub, FEMMEBIT and Mana Body + Camera Festival. She earned an MFA from The Milton Avery Graduate School of Fine Arts at Bard College and a BFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Leister is Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Production in the Cinema and Television Arts Department at CSUN.