Lily Scherlis is an artist and PhD student in English at the University of Chicago.
She has written about the concept of quality of life, the German far-right's appropriation of an Orientalist painting, embodiment in Super Mario 64, a sulfur pile in Calumet, doorbells and memory, friendship, alt-right visual culture, and early video art. 
Besides text, she works mostly in video and installation and sometimes in painting and printmaking. She graduated from Harvard University with highest honors in literature and studio art. 
She can be reached at lily.scherlis [at]