Lana Caplan

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Lana Z Caplan is a Boston-based film/videomaker, photographer and installation artist. She works with super8, found footage, video, interactive projections, and alterative processes photography in her pieces that explore relationships, mortality and social issues. Recent screenings and exhibitions include: MadCat Women's International Film Festival (San Francisco, CA), "FICCO"(Festival Internacional de Cine Contempor·neo), Museo Tamayo Arte Contempor·neo, (Mexico City); Festival Cap Sembrat 3, (Barcelona, Spain); Danforth Museum of Art, (MA); Gallery NAGA, (Boston, MA); John Stevenson Gallery, (NY, NY); Photographic Resource Center, (Boston, MA); William Benton Museum of Art, (Storrs, CT). Recent grants and awards include: Puffin Foundation, Individual Artist Grant; Massachusetts Cultural Council, Professional Development Grant; Massachusetts College of Art, International Programs Travel Grant; Vermont Studio Center, Artist-in-Residence, Artist Grant; Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams, MA; Polaroid Corporation, Materials Grant. She earned a B.A. from Boston University and an M.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art. Caplan also teaches at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA.