Jordan Lord is a filmmaker, writer, and artist, whose work centers on accessibility and documentary. Born and raised in Chalmette, Jordan attended Lacoste, Trist, and CHS before being displaced to Mississippi by Hurricane Katrina in their sophomore year.
Their videos and performances have been shown at festivals and venues including the Museum of Modern Art, Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, ARGOS, and Performance Space NY, and they have presented solo exhibitions at Piper Keys (London) and Artists Space (New York).
Their film Shared Resources recently won the Critics Jury Prize at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and the Award for Contemporary Ethnographic Media at Camden International Film Festival and is screening at the New Orleans Film Festival. This year, they were named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine. Jordan teaches on film, media, and disability studies at Hunter College, CUNY and The New School.
Photo by Chris Berntsen