Amie Siegel was born in 1974 in Chicago, Illinois and currently lives and works in New York and Cambridge, MA. She has been a guest of the DAAD Berliner-Künstler programm and a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. She received her BA from Bard College (1996) and MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1999).
Recent exhibitions include “The Talent Show”, Walker Art Center, MN; “The Russian Linesman”, The Hayward Gallery, London; 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; “Forum Expanded”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Her cinema films have been included in the New York Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival and have screened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Harvard Film Archive; Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; BFI Southbank; Andy Warhol Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Frankfurt Film Museum and Film Forum in New York. Siegel is Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, and was the Fulton Fellow in Non-Fiction Filmmaking at the Film Study Center in 2007-2008.