Lizza May David, born 1975, Quezon City, Philippines Lives and works in Berlin.
Lizza May David’s multidisciplinary practices involves autobiographical narratives relating to identity, memory, knowledge and its loss in a personal and collective sense. Responding and resonating to these through mark making on canvas allows her furthermore to question how ideologies run through our bodies, influencing human/nonhuman relations, materialities, and indexical affinities. David’s work has been shown in several international exhibitions including On Surface, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila (2012); Text, tête, Berlin (2013); Pro Test Song Test, Litmus Community Space, Seoul (2014); Contemporary Transnational Journeys and Liaisons, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines (2015); Mangrove, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin (2016); Sonic Soundings, Venice Trajectories, Venice (2017); Precurse, Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn (2018). She was an Artist in Residency at 1335Mabini, Manila in 2014 and has also been the recipient of grant awards from the Berlin University of Arts, Berlin Senate Cultural Affairs Department and the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations.