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ALYSSA LOH

writer, filmmaker, producer

 

ALYSSA LOH is a writer and filmmaker based in New York.


She is a 2021 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Fellow and the 2021 Sundance Institute | Alfred P. Sloan Development Fellow.

Her essays on technology, surveillance, and visual culture have appeared in ARTFORUM, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The American Reader. She sits on the Editorial Board of the history journal Lapham’s Quarterly, and is associated with the collective known as the Friends of Attention. She is currently an MFA candidate at NYU Graduate Film. 

She co-created the film series Twelve Theses on Attention, which premiered at the Glasgow Biennial in June 2021. The text, alongside stills from the films, was published by Princeton University Press in Spring 2022. The films are now on exhibition at Mana Contemporary.

Alyssa was recently honored with a spot on the Purple List, and her award-winning short Other Bodies (2021) is currently on the genre festival circuit. She is in post-production on a short film starring Sonoya Mizuno (Devs, Ex Machina, House of the Dragon), An-li Bogan (After Yang), and Juliana Canfield (Succession, Y: The Last Man). 

Alyssa holds an MBA from NYU Stern and a BA from Princeton, where she was awarded the Ward Mathis Prize for best short story.