Lia Kohl (cello) is a cellist and multidisciplinary artist based in Chicago, creating and performing embodied music and multimedia performance that incorporates sound, video, movement, theater, and sculptural objects. Kohl is a curator and ensemble member with the acclaimed performance ensemble Mocrep, with whom she has toured nationally and internationally. She has presented work and performed at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and held residencies at Mana Contemporary Chicago, High Concept, DFBRL8R Performance Art Gallery, and Stanford University. As an improviser, Kohl performs regularly around Chicago and with ZRL, her clarinet/percussion/cello trio. She also plays with Chicago bands Whitney, OHMME, and Circuit des Yeux and tours regularly with Manual Cinema.