Liss LaFleur is a contemporary artist, activist, and educator based in Texas. She is an Immersive Scholar, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of New Media Art in the College of Visual Art and Design at the University of North Texas. Since 2014, her works have been exhibited and screened internationally, including presentations at the TATE Modern, Cannes Court Métrage, PBS, the Reykjavik Art Museum in Iceland, the Museum of Glass, the Mckinney Avenue Contemporary, Sister Gallery in Australia, and the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in South Korea. Her recent lectures include "Queering Virtual Reality" at SXSW, annual presentations at the College Art Association, "Propositions" at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and "Hack MIT" at the MIT Media Lab. Recent residencies include the National Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA, and Google Artist Services in Oakland, CA. LaFleur holds an MFA in Media Art from Emerson College, and she is represented by Galleri Urbane Marfa + Dallas.