Baba Hillman grew up in Japan, Venezuela and Panama. Her films and performance works explore relationships between body and landscape, between memory and language. Her films have screened at festivals and museums including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Rencontres Paris/Berlin, Anthology Film Archives, Cinéma Jeune Collectif, ICAIC Havana, MIX Brazil and European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck. She has received awards and grants for her work from the French Ministry of Culture, the Whiting Foundation, the California Arts Council, the Maryland Arts Council and the Italian city governments of Florence, Lecce and Certaldo. She teaches film, video and performance at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.