Photograph by Shoog Mcdaniel

Sasha Wortzel is an artist and filmmaker working primarily in time-based media. She has recently presented work at the New Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Hirshhorn Museum, Berlinale, DOC NYC, Outfest, UnionDocs, Tribeca Interactive, Leslie Lohman Museum, and A.I.R. Gallery. Wortzel's work has been supported by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Art Matters, the Astraea Foundation’s Global Arts Fund and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). She was a 2012-2013 fellow of filmmaker Ira Sach's Queer/Art/Mentorship  and a 2016-2017 participant in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace program. Her work has been featured by the New York Times, New York Magazine, Artforum, Art in America, and The Nation. Wortzel received her MFA from Hunter College.

Wortzel is currently in production on an experimental feature about the Florida Everglades.