Liss Platt

Liss Platt ( is a multimedia artist who works in photography (digital as well as traditional), video, film, installation, performance, artist’s books, web art, and any combination thereof. Her work has been exhibited and screened in North America and internationally, including solo exhibitions at The McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, in Toronto, and Rodman Hall Art Centre in St. Catherines, ON, and Stride Gallery in Calgary, AB. Her performance work has been featured at AXENÉO7 in Gatineau, QC and at Struts Gallery in Sackville, New Brunswick and her film/video work has screened at Documenta Madrid, Paris Feminist and Lesbian Film Festival, Toronto Urban Film Festival, San Francisco Documentary Festival, NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival. She has been awarded grants from the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council, and in 2012 received a City of Hamilton Arts Award in Visual Arts (a career achievement award for established artists). In 2016 her feature length documentary, Dark Horse Candidate, was chosen Best Feature Documentary at the 38th Big Muddy Film Festival in Carbondale, IL. She is also a member of the queer art collective, Shake-n-Make ( and is represented by MKG127 ( in Toronto, Ontario. She lives in Hamiton, Ontario and is an Associate Professor of Multimedia at McMaster University.