Pia Borg (*1977) Is a Maltese/ Australian artist and filmmaker who lives and works in London and Los Angeles.
She is the recipient of numerous prizes including the Golden Leopard for best international short (Locarno Film Festival 2014) for the experimental documentary ABANDONED GOODS. In the same year, she completed one third of the triptych film THROUGH THE HAWTHORN – awarded the Grand Prix at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film as well as Jury Prizes in Krakow, Annecy & Fantoche. Her film/ installation CRYSTAL WORLD (2013) was awarded Best Experimental Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival and PALIMPSEST (2009) was the recipient of the 1st Prize at the Oriel Davies Open Exhibition. Her first film FOOTNOTE (2004) was nominated for an Australian Academy award. Her films have been in the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, SXSW and Experimenta among others.
Borg has been featured in solo exhibitions at Oriel Davies Gallery (Wales) and Szara Gallery (Poland). Other recent exhibitions and screenings include ICA, London; Wellcome Collection; Museum of Moving Image, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Museum of Modern Art, Poland; Arnolfini, Bristol; FormContent, London; Samstag Museum of Art, Australia; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and Site Gallery, Sheffield
Borg was the recipient of a Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship to study at the Royal College of Art in London (MA). In 2014 she joined the Experimental Animation faculty at CalArts.