Alex Tyson is an American artist working with video, film and sound.

b. 1985, Lancaster, PA
based in Los Angeles, CA

→ 2015 CV

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Mountain Fire Personnel (2015), New York premiere at MoMA Doc Fortnight 2016.
FEB 20, 7:30 / FEB 21, 1:30.
Post-screening discussions with Éléonore Saintagnan, Grégoire Motte and Alex Tyson.

MoMA Doc Fortnight/ Shorts Program: Untamed Nature
Film Press Site


Here is a short film commissioned for New Works: Ciné-Roman, films in response to Chris Marker's La Jetée. Presented by Bowerbird​. Curated by J. Louise Makary​. 3 Minutes in America (4:45 in duration). A collaboration with photographer Barb Choit. Narrated by Thomas Carroll​. Produced by Syntax Error Group, LLC.


Screening tomorrow, December 14, 2015 @ فیلم شناخت Cinema Vérité I.F.F., Tehran, Iran.


New video directed for Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments:


Mountain Fire Personnel is streaming on Vdrome from 2015.10.27 - 2015.11.10. The film is accompanied by a discussion led by Herb Shellenberger.


I will be traveling to Catania, Italy to participate in the Due South residency, curated by Marianne Bernstein in cooperation with INGV | National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.


Traveling to China, Thailand, Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa working on a film about climate change with Josh Fox.


Mountain Fire Personnel is awarded the Prix du Jury La Mobilière, the most innovative short film in international competition, Visions Du Réel / Nyon, Switzerland.


Mountain Fire Personnel screenings are listed on the full press site.


3 Minutes in America, a new short film collaboration with Vancouver-based photographer Barb Choit, was commissioned for Ciné-Roman: New Works. Curated by J. Louise Makary, presented by Bowerbird on April 17, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.


Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980 is now open at MoMA.
Directed by Joey Forsyte, Edited by Alex Tyson & Johnny Woods, with production by Luisa Martinez and Zena Grey.


New music : AQUAGLASS | DG013 / Exotape24, + an interactive site collaboration with Adam Ferriss: AQUACRUSH.


The Mirage, Documentary Feature Film (Editor, Cinematographer) premiers 10.24.2014 at PFF, Philadelphia.


I am screening new work with Trailer Gallery in Umeå, Sweden, in an exhibition organized by artist Lily Benson.
→ The Unnamed Feeling. September 11th -14th, 2014.


My good pals Jesse & Justin Moynihan made a new cartoon. I made some sounds for it. Check out → Manly.


I'm in Oregon at the Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments laboratory, directing a new video for the re-issue of the 1973 Music Easel. The video is slated for a release in 2015.


I am shooting and editing a video for Rio de Janeiro based artist Vivian Caccuri at The São Paulo Museum of Modern Art. The piece will be exhibited at the 34° Panorama of Brazilian Art in 2014.


Gasland Part II premiers on HBO, July 08 2013.
I had the pleasure of doing aerial camerawork and editorial assisting on this sequel to Gasland.


Conserving Calder's Circus: Documentary Film at The Whitney Museum. A short film that I edited for The Whitney, produced by El Tigre is now online and IRL at the museum. It features footage by Jean Painlevé and Carlos Vilardebó.


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