is a multi-disciplinary artist who creates lush explorations of queer history, sensual healing, cinema, (r)evolution, and the ways these alchemize each other.

Daviel Shy

Daviel Shy wrote and directed THE LADIES ALMANACK, starring Guinevere Turner, Hélène Cixous, and Eileen Myles, which premiered at Outfest in 2017. She created and stars in THE LOVERS, a seven episode series currently in post-production, and wrote and directed over a dozen short films. She designed, costumed and directed the 16mm music video, In The Club Out, which premiered in conjunction with Outfest 2023's Platinum centerpiece film, My Animal. The same year, she directed She Her Sir's debut video, Howling, which premiered on Shy was the production designer of the award- winning films, Limerence, (2017) Black Kung Fu Chick, (2021) and Spell it Out in Neon (2021) on which she also designed the costumes. She was associate producer of the 2008 Independent Film Week selection, BODY OF WORK, and the widely acclaimed 2021 documentary, LADY BUDS.

Shy’s writing has been published by Taylor & Francis, University of Chicago Press, and in Dopamine Books' inaugural Anthology, SLUTS, edited by Michelle Tea. She runs L.M.N.O.P: Lesbian Movie Night Ongoing Project, screening in multiple cities and venues since 2011.