Tag Archives: artists & curators

Dot Tuer

Dot Tuer has been writing about video art since the 1980s in the capacity of a theorist and cultural historian. Her work has focused on video art in Toronto, the famous artist-run Centre for Experimental Art and Communication (CEAC), technology, memory and global media. In this interview, she discusses her involvement with the Funnel, a […]

Shawn Micallef

Shawn Micallef has devoted himself in a multitude of ways to the enhancement, archiving and exploration of the urban experience in Toronto. His landmark new media intervention known as the [murmur] project (co-created with James Roussel and Gabe Sawhney), has sparked the interest of a diverse array of scholars, journalists and urbanists who perceive their […]

Mike Hoolboom

Mike Hoolboom has been a singular force in the Toronto avant-garde film community sine the early 1980s. In addition to a highly prolific career (over 50 films in 28 years) Hoolboom has contributed to the distribution, promotion and criticism of experimental films in Canada. He is the author of Plague Years: A Life in Underground […]

Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet

Born on the eve of the revolution in Havana, Cuba, Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet has become a preeminent interdisciplinary media artist, theoretician, curator and writer. Balanquet was expelled from school during a sharp downturn in the Cuban economy and fled Cuba in 1980 on the Mariel Boatlift. He enrolled in the University of Iowa studying film […]

Andrew J. Paterson

Andrew J. Paterson is an interdisciplinary artist living in Toronto, Ontario. His work engages in a playful questioning of language, philosophy, community and capitalism in a wide range of disciplines, including video, live-performance, fiction, film and music. His video “AIDS HAS NOT LEFT THE BUILDING” recently screened at the Toronto Urban Film Festival and at […]

Robert Jelinek

On August 30, 2003, Robert Jelinek formed a micronation called The State of Sabotage (SoS). The name derived from a series of projects as an art/music label and artist collective until the State of Sabotage was formed after Jelinek began investigating micronations. After four years of acquiring land in Finland, Australia, Czech Republic and Austria, […]

Jaakko Rustanius

Jaakko Rustanius is an artist, writer, curator and the director of HIAP (Helsinki International Artist in Residence Program). His art practice extends broadly through video, photography and drawing. In this interview Rustanius discusses how Helsinki artists navigate the boundaries between gallery space and public space. Blending his experience volunteering with a local artist-run centre and […]

Sandra Ceballos

Sandra Ceballos is an interdisciplinary artist and curator. Her art work in multi-media installation, performance and visual art are found in permanent collections around the world. Additionally, her curated exhibitions have also been mounted internationally. Recently she was part of Killing Time, a showcase of contemporary Cuban art at Exit Art gallery in New York […]

Mika Taanila

Mika Taanila’s artistic production extends broadly through the fields of visual art, documentary filmmaking, and music video. After studying cultural anthropology at Helsinki University and graduating from the Institute of Design at Lahti Polytechnic in 1992, Taanila has worked as an editor, producer, screenwriter, director, and video teacher. He currently instructs in video at the […]

Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda

Born in Matanzas, Cuba in 1967, Montes de Oca studied Art History at the University of Havana. As a researcher, curator and art critic based in Havana, she has curated numerous exhibitions and has published widely on Cuban, Latin American and Spanish art. She has won several prizes, including Curaduría del 1er Salón de Arte […]

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