Emma Piper-Burket headshot
PhD Student
Critical Media Practices

Emma Piper-Burket is a visual artist, filmmaker and writer using fiction, non-fiction and collected media to investigate interactions between nature, society and the human spirit. Her work is process-based and research driven, incorporating social trends, ancient history, science, politics, ephemera and the natural world into her creative practice. Emma has received support from Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Ebert Foundation, Sundance Institute, Light Cone, Visual Studies Workshop, Marble House Project, and Middlebury Script Lab among others for her creative works; her writing appears in Reverse Shot and RogerEbert.com. She holds an MFA in cinema and digital media from FAMU in Prague, and a BA in Arabic and classical studies from Georgetown University.