Ari Marcopoulos is a photographer and filmmaker born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He moved to New York in 1979 and now resides in Northern California. His work has been exhibited in The Whitney Biennial at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Kunsthalle, Bern, The Photographer’s Gallery in London, Porto Mercosul Biennial, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, and PS1/MOMA in New York, Kunsthaus Zurich, New Orleans Museum of Art. His films include Larry Wright featured in P.O.V, The American Documentary, and Key to the Riddle screened at MOMA, NYC in their New Documentaries series. Eight monographs of his photographs have been published. Currently he is working on his retrospective exhibition at the Berkeley Museum of Art opening in the fall of 2009.