Miranda July

Biografie

Miranda July is a writer, filmmaker, and artist. Her most recent book published by Prestel April 2020, Miranda July, has re-imagined the art monograph as an oral history on her career to date. July’s collection of stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, won the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. It Chooses You was her first book of non-fiction, which was followed by her debut novel, The First Bad Man. She wrote, directed and starred in feature films The Future and Me and You and Everyone We Know — winner of the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and recently added to the Criterion Collection.  Her latest film, Kajillionaire, which she wrote and directed, world premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and will be released by Focus Features later this year. Some of July’s participatory art works include “New Society” (a performance); “Somebody” (a messaging app created with Miu Miu), and an interfaith charity shop in Selfridges department store in London, presented by Artangel.

 

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