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Studio Voltaire x LOEWE Studio Award 


Chelsea College of Arts, BA Fine Art, 2017


ICA Artist Film Commission, 2018

Stop Play Record – short film commission in association with ICA, Channel 4 and Dazed & Confused, 2016-2017



UKNA The Coast is Queer, Blackpool, 2021

Metal Southend Remote Residency, 2021

The Other MA x Southend Festival Artist Residency 2018

Estuary Fringe Festival Artist in Residence, Southend, 2017

Panorama, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, 2015

Publications & Press

The Bittersweet Review, 2023

RAT zine, 2022

Archiving Joy, Grrl Zine, 2022

Chump Change, Unbound Books, 2020

Interjection Calendar, Montez Press, 2020

Extraordinary Acts, 2020

Basildon Tenant’s Handbook, Essex Cultural Diversity Project commission, 2019


Maz Murray (b. 1995) an artist filmmaker based in London and Basildon. Murray uses satire, surrealism, melodrama, and humour to talk about queer and trans identity, class, and the complexities of public life. They collage and subvert pop cultural tropes such as music video, TV documentary, talk show, social media content and cinema. Their first institutional solo show is at Focal Point Gallery in March 2024

Selected Shows & Screenings

Principal Boy, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, 2024 (solo)

Poppets + Laindon, Turner Contemporary, Margate, 2023

KinoKraat, Nicole, Amsterdam, 2022

Precarious Straits, TOMA project space, 2021 

New Moving Image, Caraboo Projects, 2021

Club de Femmes, Rio Cinema, 2021 

Mascara Film Club, London, 2021

QueerCircles TV, 2020

24 hours Bent (after Derek Jarman), SAFA, London, 2020

Maz, externalpages, 2019 (solo)

Directions Bas, The Craft Shed, Basildon, 2019

New Town Sounds, Towngate Theatre, Basildon, 2019

Mascara Film Club, Mascara Bar, London, 2019

London Short Film Festival, RichMix, London, 2019

Lavender Lounge, 18 Malden Road, London, 2019 

Artists' Film Club, ICA, London, 2018 

CAMPerVAN, Art Licks Weekend, 2018

FOff, Limbo Limbo, London, 2018

Womxn in Film 2018, Genesis Cinema, London, 2018

EYECATCHER, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, 2017

Playback Festival, touring various venues, 2017

Panorama, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, 2015 

Look Fine on the Picket Line, Temporary Arts Project, 2014 (solo)



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