LILIENTHAL|ZAMORA is a collaboration between Etta Lilienthal and Ben Zamora. As an extension of their careers as performance designers, the two began working together in 2008. As individual artists, Lilienthal and Zamora have designed projects for festivals and performance halls around the world, including Stockholm’s Baltic Sea Festival, the Helsinki Festival, the Berliner Festspiele, London’s Royal Festival Hall, Lincoln Center, the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia, the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Lucerne Festival, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the UNAM International Dance Festival in Mexico City, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art’s T:BA Festival, On The Boards, and SUSHI Performance and Visual Art.
Zamora has been collaborating with director Peter Sellars and video artist Bill Viola for years on The Tristan Project. Recently, he also collaborated with artist Eleanor Antin on Before the Revolution at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, as part of the Pacific Standard Time Festival. Lilienthal was a Guest Artist at ICKAmsterdam for Emio Greco|PC‘s La Commedia in 2011. LILIENTHAL|ZAMORA has received funding from various organizations including NEA/TCG, Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Artist Trust, and 4Culture.