Leyla Rodriguez was born in Buenos Aires and lived in Frankfurt, Madrid, Berlin and Leipzig. She enrolled at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Currently she lives and works in Hamburg/Germany and coordinates the Galerie Genscher program.
Her interventions in the public space through temporary textile installations, objects and videos have been exhibited in numerous galleries and shown at film festivals world-wide.
Recent exhibitions include State Hermitage Museum St Petersburg, Russia (2016), Das Esszimmer, Platforms at Art-Athina, Athen (2016), MuVIM Museu Valencià de la II-lustració i la Modernitat, Valencia Spain (2015), Peruvian & Nord American Cultural Institue of Cusco, Peru (2014), Takis Katsoulidis Engraving Museum, Messini Greece (2013), Kunstverein Rostock, Rostock Germany (2013), The Armory Cen-ter for the Arts, Pasadena USA (2012), Tromso Kunstforening, Tromso Norway (2011) and the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. USA (2011). She was the recepient of The Kraft New Media Prize in 2011.

Group Exhibitions

2017

Biennial of Humour and Satire
Art Museum House of Humour and Satire
Gabrovo/ BULGARIA

"OFF THE WALL" Arts + Literature Laboratory
Madison/ USA

"ZIG ZAG/ Flugkunst"
Cliffs, Kent/ UK

"Matle" Her Environment
Nightingale, Chicago/ USA

"THE SERIAL BOX PROJECTS"
Columbia/ USA

"Video Vortex XI" International Conference
and Exhibition as a part oft he Srishti Outpost-
a Collateral Event oft the Kochi- Muzeris Biennal
Mill Hall Compound in Mattancherry, Kochin/ INDIA

"Broadcast" Killjoy Collective, Portland/ USA

2016

"Streetlight" Roman Susan Art Fundation, Chicago/ USA

All in one a projected-only loop group show Collettore
Ex sala conferenze ITCG "I. Einaudi"
Piazza Martiri della Libertà, Chiari/ ITALY

"Acenite" Fundación
Ace para el Arte Contemporáneo
Buenos Aires/ ARGENTINA

"Larga Vida a la Nueva Carne"
La Paternal Espacio Proyecto
Buenos Aires/ ARGENTINA

"Hotel Europa" video exhibition Concordia
Enschede/ NETHERLANDS

"Relocation, Restart"
Kunsthal ved siden af Svendborg/ DENMARK

Experimental Film and Video Exhibition
Czong Institute for Contemporary Art
CICA Museum, Gimpo/ SOUTH KOREA

"Dream Machines" TCC Chicago
Chicago/ USA

"Film Stripping" centrum contemporary art space
Berlin/ GERMANY

"Abstract Mind" Czong Institute for Contemporary Art
CICA Museum , Gimpo/ SOUTH KOREA

Cut The Fence Curated by Das Esszimmer–space for art
Das Esszimmer, Platforms@Art-Athina
Athen/ GREECE

"Video festival Natures 13" Bežigrad Gallery
Ljubljana/ SLOVENIA

"Space/Time Berlin"
Sophiensaele, Berlin/ GERMANY

"Jacket Video Art Showcase" Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
St Augustine, Florida/ USA

2015

"Video Latino" Curator and editor Liliana Orbach
Indie Photography Group Gallery, Tel Aviv/ ISRAEL

"Public Interrogation" Organized by The Multiple exposure Project
Public Spaces, Metro Manila/ PHILIPPINES

"Videocamping Neubauwohnung" Eine Situation der Galerie Genscher
Galerie Genscher, Hamburg/ GERMANY

"black egg" Kunst auf Reisen
Warnow Valley, Rostock/ GERMANY

"Can one mistake reality for reality?"
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow/ RUSSIA

"Galerie 15/ Video" Frieda 23
Rostock/ GERMANY

"Incubarte 7"
MuVIM Museu Valencià de la II.lustració i della Modernitat
Valencia/ SPAIN

"ArtvideoKOELN- audio-visual experiences 01"
TENRI Japanisch-Deutsche KulturWerkstatt, Koeln/ GERMANY

2014

"Painting with Light- Video Sculptures" Phoenix Brighton
Brighton/ UK

"Video Babel" Peruvian and North American Cultural
Institute of Cusco, Cusco/ PERU

"The Directors Lounge" Zeche Zollverein at the C.A.R.
Contemporary Art Ruhr, Essen/ GERMANY

"Flores Et Dolores", Galerie Genscher / Park
Hamburg/ GERMANY

"LIEBE ENDET, wie Märchen beginnen"
Flat 1, Vienna/ AUSTRIA

"The Contextiles-isation" Kalopsia Gallery Ocean
Terminal Leith Edinburgh/ SCOTLAND

"Can One Mistake Reality for Reality?" art project Gradient:
From Gray to Color Scale at Loannina urban spaces
Loannina/ GRECEE

"Under the Subway 2014" Local Project Art Space
New York/ USA

"Video festival Natures 11" Bežigrad Gallery
Ljubljana/ SLOVENIA

"Almas lejanas Almas de distancia"
Associazione Culturale Dello Scompiglio Capannori/ ITALIA

"Les ventilateurs" L'Œil de Poisson Gallery
Quebec/ CANADA

"Yoko Ono Fan Club" Visual Studies Gallery
Buffalo N.Y. State/ USA

"Textile Photography" Kalopsia Gallery Ocean
Terminal Leith Edinburgh/ SCOTLAND

"9th Berlin International Directors Lounge"
Naherholung Sternchen, Berlin/ GERMANY

"What Is Textiles?“ Kalopsia Gallery Ocean
Terminal Leith Edinburgh/ SCOTLAND

2013

"One Two Three, Eternity" Galerie Genscher Group Store
Kunstkreis Schenefeld, Schenefeld/ GERMANY

"Selbwala Beast" Kunstverein Rostock
Rostock/ GERMANY

"MOLT!"
Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin/ GERMANY

"Isle Of Lox" Brunswick Street Gallery
Melbourne/ AUSTRALIA

"Filmskulptur" Galerie Genscher Plateau
Hamburg/ GERMANY

"Your tongue, teeth & ultimately your lips"
Bloc Projects, Sheffield/ UK

"Under the Subway 2013"
Local Project Art Space, New York/ USA

"Wackeln" Galerie Speckstrasse – Gängeviertel
Hamburg, GERMANY

"After Walk" Space for Arts, Media & Performance"
Coimbra/ PORTUGAL

"Between Image and Personality"
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow/ RUSSIA

"Turn The Magic On"
CAMP- Contemporary Art Meeting Point, Athens/ GREECE

"Narave Natures" Bežigrajska Gallery 2
Ljubljana/ SLOVENIA

"Tell Annual" Fluorecent Gallery
Tennessee/ USA

"CONFETISH" Takis Katsoulidis Engraving Museum
Messini/ GREECE

"Full Video Container Program"
MMX, Berlin/ GERMANY

2012

"Cyberfest" The State Hermitage Museum
St Petersburg/ RUSSIA

"MIA-Not Appicable", The Armory Center for the Arts
Pasadena/ USA

"Wanderlust" The Short Film Movement
The Hideaway, London/ UK

"Papay Gyro Nights" Bergen Kjøtt
Bergen/ NORWAY

"Intercept" Multiplexer Gallery
Las Vegas/ USA

"Water Tower Art Fest" Art Hall Vivacom
Sofia/ BULGARIA

"Arbeit Short Movies Night" Arbeit Gallery
London/ UK

"Under the Subway 2012" Local Project Art Space
New York/ USA

"L’Oeil d´Oodaaq" Galerie du Crij
Rennes/ FRANCE

"L’Oeil d´Oodaaq" Galerie Standards
Rennes/ FRANCE

"Filmdeo" Index Art Center
Newark New Jersey/ USA

"Papay Gyro Nights"
Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong/ CHINA

"File Rio 2012" Oi Futuro Gallery
Rio de Janeiro/ BRAZIL

2011

"Kollateral" Das Esszimmer
Bonn/ GERMANY

"Watch It!" Taubman Museum
Virginia/ USA

"Performance Voyage" Tromso Kunstforening
Tromso/ NORWAY

"B.Y.O.B" The White Box
Portland/ USA

"Sub Urban Projection" Laverne Krause Gallery
Eugene/ USA

"This Is A Recording" Conrad Wilde Gallery
Tucson/ USA

Art Space, Bright Trade Show
Berlin/ GERMANY

"Oda" Soda Gallery
Istanbul/ TURKEY

"Performanssi 2011" Turku City Theatre
Turku/ FINLAND

"Performanssi 2011" Titanik Gallery
Turku/ FINLAND

"Wear Is Art" Dam Stuhltrager Project Space
Berlin/ GERMANY

"Jour de Fete" The Privat Space Gallery
Barcelona/ SPAIN

Persona Art Festival, Rag Factory
London/ ENGLAND

"Washington Project for the Arts"
Ibrahim Theater, Inter. House Philadelphia, Philadelphia/ USA

"Hirschhorn Screening" Hirshhorn Museum
Washington D.C./ USA

7th Berlin International Directors Lounge
Galerie Meinblau, Berlin/ GERMANY

"Washington Project for the Arts"
The Morris Foundation Arts Center, Silverspring MD/ USA

"Washington Project for the Arts"
Harris Hall Auditorium, Richmond VA/ USA

"Washington Project for the Arts"
St. Elizabeth's Hospital Auditorium Washington D.C./ USA

"Washington Project for the Arts"
Maryland Institute College Of Art, Baltimore MD/ USA

"Washington Project for the Arts"
The Phillips Collection Washington, D.C./ USA

2010

"Smoke & Mirrors" Lightwell Gallery
Oklahoma/ USA

"Zoo Station" Roxy Art House
Edinburgh/ SCOTLAND

"Videophänomenale" Pudel
Hamburg/ GERMANY

2009

"But I did not spam the Deputy" Galerie Genscher
Hamburg/GERMANY

"A Screening" On Off Galerie
Hamburg/ GERMANY

"Seelenvögel_Textiltaggx_Isle Of Lox"
Galerie Genscher, Hamburg/ GERMANY

Film / Video / Art – Festivals

2017

Festival de cine y vídeo experimental Bideodromo 2017
BilbaoArte, Bilbao/ SPAIN

Façade Video Festival 2017
Plovdiv/ BULGARIA

Festival OODAAQ #7
Imagenes Nomades et poétiques
Rennes/ France

five continents international film festival
CasaDuo Centro Latinoamericano de Arte y Diseño
Anzoategui/ Venezuela

"Sofia Undergronud" International Performance Art Festival
Sofia/ BULGRARIA

"Häxan" 7th Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival
Bergen Kjøtt
Bergen/ NORWAY

Festival 2° Festival Internacional de Cine del Mar
Caribe Venezuela/ Venezuela

Tenth Cyfest Retrospective Show State Hermitage Museum
St Petersburg/ RUSSIA

2016

Festival de Creatividad, Innovacíon y Cultura Digital
TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes
Tenerife/ SPAIN

Avant Edge Film Festival
The Music Box Theater & The Theater Wit
Chicago/ USA

CÓDEC/ Festival de Vídeo y Creaciones Sonoras
Centro ALIAC, Mexico-City/ MEXICO

Miami New Media Festival
Miami Theater Center, Miami/ USA

Bideodromo International Experimental
Film and Video Festival, Bilbao/ SPAIN

Dobra Festival Internacional
Cinemateca do Museu de Arte Moderna
do Rio de Janeiro MAM/ BRAZIL

Critical Edge Film Festival Network
Beauty & Brawn Art Gallery Chicago/ USA

Festival Images Contre Nature
Videodrome 2 Marseille/ FRANCE

XV International Image Festival
Centro Cultural y de Convenciones Teatro los Fundadores
Manizales/ COLOMBIA

Stockholm Experimental and Animation Film Festival
Stockholm/ SWEDEN

"Traverse Vidéo" festival de vidéos actuelles et contemporaines
Lycée des Arènes, Toulouse/ FRANCE

2015

"Celebrating the Personal Occult" Häxän Film Festival
Oakland CA/ USA

"EMAF" European Media Art Festival
Osnabrueck/ GERMANY

2014

"Video Babel-Muestras Itinerantes" Festival de Cine de Lima
Lima/ PERU

"Turn the Magic on" curated by Margarita Stavraki
Fabrica Utopia Festival, Andros/ GREECE

"Dreaming Room" The Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival
Hawick/ SCOTLAND

2013

"AURORA" a public outdoor exhibition of light, video
sound, & performance
The Dallas Arts District Dallas/ USA

"A Jour de Fête"
Miden Arts Festival, Kallitechniko Steki, Miden/ GREECE

"Video Art Festival Miden"
Calliope Artspace, Chios/ GREECE

"Simultan 2012" Sinagoga din Cetate, Facultatea de Arte
Casa Artelor, Timsoara/ ROMANIA

Facade Video Festival
Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv/ BULGARIA

Video Art Festival Miden
Historic Centre of Kalamata, Miden/ GREECE

Video Formes 27th International Video Art & Digital
Cultures festival, Clermont-Ferrand/ FRANCE

Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival
Isle Papay Westray/ SCOTLAND

2011

Sub Urban Projection
Eugene/USA

Blue Banana Video Art Contest
Landau/ GERMANY

Bideodromo Inter.Experimental Film and Video Festival
Bilbao/ SPAIN

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2011
Berwick/ ENGLAND

File-Electronic Language Internatinonal Festival
Sao Paulo/ BRAZIL

Images Contre Nature
Marseille/ FRANCE

24 EMAF European Media Art Festival
Osnabrueck/ GERMANY

Urban Nomad Filmfest
Taipei/ TAIWAN

24 Stuttgarter Filmwinter
Stuttgart/ GERMANY

2010

6010 Film & Videofestival
NRW/ GERMANY

"N9 Production´s"
The Big Screen Project, New York/ USA

One Minute Film & Video Festival
Aarau/ SWISS

Publications

2014

Artribune
e. Magazine for art and contemporary culture
"Animas lejanas/ Almas de distancia"
03.04.2014
Author: Helga Marsala

TV NDR
Hamburger Journal
"Achterhaus"
Author: Larissa Dudek
06.01.2014

2013

Hamburger Abendblatt Nr.280
newspaper article by Tom R. Schulz
"Drei Stockwerke für die Kunst"
30.11.2013

Molt! Speculative Identities
exhibition catalogue
49 pages 30 x 21 cm
Editor: Zona Dynamic 2013
100 Copies

Sheffield Fringe 2013
publication of the exhibition
8 pages
Editor: Sheffield Fringe 2013
14.8 x 21 cm

Narava Natures 10 / 2013
exhibition catalogue
47 Pages, 15 x 20 cm
Publisher Muzej in galerije mesta Ljubjane
Editor: Milos Basin
Print Tiskarna Bori
200 Copies

Ostsee Zeitung Nr.144
newspaper article by Marko Luptscho
"Farbige Experimente in drei Dimensionen"
22.06.2012

Miden arts festival 2013
program
23 pages, 17 x 12
Editor: Miden video arts festival 2013

2012

Water Tower art fest 2012
program
48 Pages, 11.2 x 16 cm
Editor: Nia Pushkarova June 2012

TV 3 Bretagne
l'agenda culturel du 11 mai diffusé sur france 3 Bretagne
Festival Oodaaq 2012

Festival Oodaaq 2012
program
32 pages, 14.8 x 21 cm
Editor: Simon Guiochet Mai 2012

FILE RIO 2012 Exhibition
catalogue
112 pages, 19.8 x 25.8 cm
Ricardo Barreto
Aeoplano Editora e Consultoria Ltda. Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil

Miden video arts festival 2012
program
21 pages, 17 x 12
Editor: Miden video arts festival 2012

SNAE
Issue #1, Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival
catalogue and art bookazine
160 pages, 15 x 23 cm
Editor: L.A.P.W. , Februar 2012

V MAG
1 # Schöne Aussichten
Magazin über den kreativen Nachwuchs
184 pages, 23.5 x 33.5 cm
Editor: Druckerei Vogl, January 2012

2011

Watch It!
exhibition catalogue with DVD/ Taubman Museum
14 pages, 20 x 20 cm
Editor: Dr. Simone Paterson, December 2011

"Collateral"
publication of the exhibition
18 pages, 21 x 29.5 cm
Editor: Sibylle Feucht Das Esszimmer, December 2011

FILE 2011
catalogue
285 pages, 21.2 x 28 cm
Ricardo Barreto
Edition FILE Festival International , June 2011

LOOP Screen from Barcelona 2011
program/ guide
111 pages, 15 x 21 cm,
Editor: Screen from Barcelona, May 2011

Persona Art Festival 2011
catalogue
53 pages 21 x 15 cm
Published by Antria Pelekanuo and Zia Fernandez, May 2011

24 EMAF European Media Art Festival
catalogue
191 pages, 16.5 x 23.5 cm
Editor: Alfred Rotert, Hermann Nöring, Ralf Sausmikat
Publisher Fromm Druck und Verlagshaus, April 2011

24 Stuttgarter Filmwinter
catalogue
188 pages, 15x 21 cm
Editor: Nicole Rebmann, Print UWS Papier ung Druck GmbH, January 2011

“Wear Is Art”
publication of the exhibition
6 pages, 21 x 29.7 cm
Editor: Dam Stuhlträger, May 2011

2010

6010 Film & Videofestival
catalogue
80 pages, 10.5 x 15 cm
Editor: Barbara Christin, Jochen Manderbach, May 2010

2009

One Minute Aarau
catalogue
115 pages, 10.5 x 15 cm, August 2009
Editor: One Minute Aarau