Li Lorian, born 1987, is an interdisciplinary performance artist and co-founder of Pandora Collective for independent theatre-makers. She graduated from The School of Visual Theater (2007–2011) and from the Train Theater Hamama programme for artistic puppetry for children (2012) in Jerusalem. Currently she is a MA student in the CuP programme at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. She was a grant recipient for residency in the Mamuta Art & Media Center in En Kerem (2011–12) where she started to develop the performance “South Hebron Hills – Projection”, and a grant participant in the Tool-Box programme (2013) with the project “Anne Bonnie & Marry Read”, later supported by the Jerusalem Fund and Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts (2014). Later in 2014 she was a grant-holder in the Festival Theaterformen’s international programme for young artists in Braunschweig; an artist-in-residence in the residency programmes of Arad art and architecture, SCHLOSS BRÖLLIN – international art research location (2015), and Akademie Schloss Solitude (2016), developing the piece “Exodus” (2017). She created “Between Two Worlds” for The Voice of the Word – Performance and Music Festival in Jerusalem (2014), “Posta” for Hazira – Performance Art Arena (2015) and “No One's Matter” for the festival Merkaz Habama (2015), winning the mono-dramas showing grant of Mifal Hapais (2017–18). She participated in the Lod-Berlin artist exchange programme of the festival B_tour (2017), where she co-created the sound pieces “Trainstory” and “Footnotes for Sonnenallee”, and collaborated with the Ensemble ascolta for staging “Parade” by Erik Satie, which premiered in Theaterhaus Stuttgart (2017).
As of March 2018