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Mireille Astore

Mireille Astore was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1961. She completed a Master of Visual Arts (Research) at Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University in 2001, and a PhD in Contemporary Arts at The University of Western Sydney in 2007.

Astore is an artist and a writer. Her videos have been exhibited and screened widely including: the Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates; New Museum, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Beirut Art Centre, Beirut;  2004 Sydney Film Festival; 2005 CinemaEast, New York; Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre; Freud Museum-London; Leeds City Art Gallery; Millais Gallery, Southampton, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples; Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah; Espace SD, Beirut; and 2007 Adelaide Film Festival. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions at Conny Dietzschold Multiple Box Gallery, Sydney and in 2003 she won the National Photographic Purchase Award.

Date 
b. 1961
Birth place
Beirut, Lebanon
Period of activity 
from 1991

Lives and works

Melbourne
Australia
1980
Sydney
Australia
1995
Selected works
Hunter, – via Vimeo 
Mireille  Astore, Efface: Death Becomes Her
Mireille Astore, Efface: Death Becomes Her – from Efface: Death Becomes Her 
Mireille  Astore, 3494 Houses + 1 Fence, 2006
Mireille Astore, 3494 Houses + 1 Fence, 2006 – from 3494 Houses + 1 Fence 
Mireille  Astore, Not From Here, 2005
Mireille Astore, Not From Here, 2005 – from Not From Here