Alia Malley American, b. 1973

Based in Los Angeles, Alia Malley received her BA in Critical Film Studies from University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, and her MFA in Visual Arts from University of California Riverside. She works with photography and video to explore modes of representation — specifically the roles of landscape, cinematic narrative of place, technology, and human geography in structures of power.

Malley’s work is held in numerous private and public collections, among them the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the UCLA Library Special Collections, and the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection.