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EDUCATION
1992
M.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, NS.
1987
B.F.A. Concordia University, Montréal, QC.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011
(upcoming) MKG127.
2011
(upcoming) Survey exhibition, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Curator Ivan Jurakic.
2010
Toronto Now, Art Gallery of Ontario. Curator Michelle Jacques.
2007
walkthrough site specific interventions in conjunction with the Images Festival, Toronto, ON. Curator by Pablo de Ocampo.
2006
walkthrough, site specific interventions while in a residency at The Banff Centre for the Arts.
SOMEONE SPECIAL, site specific intervention/performance while in a residency at The Banff Centre for the Arts.
unsolicited service, (performance) various sites throughout the buildings at The Banff Centre for the Arts and town of Banff.
2004
wish you were here 3, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, ON.
Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, ON.
(play / pause / repeat) MacDonald Stewart Art Centre Guelph, ON.
take me I’m yours (three DVD installations) Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC.
2003
take me I'm yours (three DVD installations) & extreme sport, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON.
2002
take me I'm yours (three DVD installations) Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS.
2001
game & operetta, Western Front, Vancouver, BC.
game, Optica, Montreal, QC.
take me I’m yours (three DVD installations) Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON.
1999
operetta, galerie Articule, Montreal, QC.
1997
stars down to earth, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, NS.
1996
bleuira & slip of the tongue, The Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, SK.
crossed wires, (three video installations) Artcite, Windsor, ON.
1995
pink noise, galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal,QC.
the stigma of words & slip of the tongue, La Chambre Blanche, Québec, QC.
1994
bleuira, galerie Articule, Montreal, QC.
the stigma of words, galerie B-312, Montreal, QC.
1993
bleuira, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
1992
bleuira, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.
1991
interval, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
1989
Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
1988
Neutral Ground, Regina, SK.
Image, Reference, Context, A Space, Toronto, ON.
1987
galerie La Centrale, Montréal, QC.
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009
NO MELATONIN, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, 2009. Curator Dave Dyment.
2008
LOLA 2008: London Ontario Live Arts festival in London, Ontario. Curator Paul Walde
Calibration of Chance Susan Hobbs gallery. Curator Claire Christie.
Bureau de Change in celebration of The Banff Centre for the Arts 75th year. York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON. Curator Kitty Scott.
Conversation Pieces, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON. Curator Sarah Smith
2007
On Being an Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, NY. Curator Joseph del Pesco.
Nuit Blanche, At The Corner Of Time and Place curated by Michelle Jacques
2006
Concrete Language, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC. Co-curated by Jenifer Papararo and Christina Ritchie
Limited, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto, ON.
untitled: Thoughts about sound, music, silence and confusion, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, ON. Curated by Kelly Mark.
2005
Biennale Le Mois de la Photo ˆ Montréal, curated by Martha Langford
Waypoint, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON. Curated by Patrick MacCaulay
2004
Ziploc, Curated by Nancy Campbell and Verne Harrison, in a shopping mall in Guelph ON.
2000
Carnet d’Adresses, Musée de Louviers Paris, France.
1999
Corps et sonorité, Musée de Rimouski (with Janet Cardiff and Karilee Fuglem) Rimouski, QC. Curated by Carl Johnson.
1998
Close Encounters, The Ottawa Art Gallery, curated by Sylvie Fortin.
Unclassified, Humberside University Gallery, London, England. Curated by Alexa Wright.
1997
ISEA 97 International Symposium on Electronic Art, Chicago, IL.
ARCO 97  Madrid, Spain.
Corps et empreinte, Galerie Samuel Lallouz Montréal, QC.
1996
Whipped Cream, Percentages & Pink Noise, YYZ Toronto, ON. (with Anda Kubis) curated  by Susan Kealey & Steve Reinke.
Liasons, The Powerplant, Toronto, ON. Curated by Louise Dompierre.
1995
Suffrance(s), galerie Optica, curated by Marie Fraser, Montréal, QC.
1993
Last to be Done, First to be Seen, Eye Level Gallery, Curated by Barbara Lounder, Halifax, NS.
Local Stories, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Curated by Kitty Scott.
 
SELECTED FESTIVAL SCREENINGS
2008
Recontre Internationale, Paris/Berlin, Curated by V Tape, Discoverable Periphery
New Toronto Works Show Pleasuredome, Toronto, ON.
2007
Watch, there are people here, Edge – Canadian short film and media arts festival, Victoria, BC. Curator Deirdre Logue
2006
Making Room, Toronto, On. Curator Paulette Phillips
2005
Williamsburg Bridging, Galapagos Art Centre, Brooklyn, NY
Picton Cinefest, Picton, ON. Curated by Robert Wiens.
2004
Antimatter, Victoria, BC. Curated by Deborah de Boer.
future_feed_forward interdisciplinary festival of performance and media art, Museum London, ON. Curated by Jeremy Drummond & David Poolman
New Toronto Works Show, Pleasuredome, Toronto, ON. Curated by Sara MacLean & Michele Stanely.
2003
Cinema Naivete, Available Light Collective, Ottawa, ON. Curated by Daniel Cockburn.
Spark, International Festival of Film Art, Balchik, Bulgaria. Curated by Jeremey Drummond and David Poolman.
25HRS, TheVideoArtFoundation, Barcelona, Spain. Curated by Jorge Bravo, Louisa Ortinez, Manuel Saiz,
Do The Wrong Thing, Images Festival, Toronto, ON. Curated by Paulette Phillips
Signal and Noise, Vancouver, BC.
2002
Recent Canadian Video, Cairo, Egypt. Curated by Sarah R. Sheridan and Chris Kennedy.
Optical Nerve, EM Media, Calgary, AB. Curated by Anne M. Nakagawa.
2001
Magnetic North, Center for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS. Curated by Richard Fung.
8th Annual New Toronto Works Show, Pleasure Dome, Toronto, ON.Curated by Daniel Cockburn & Thomas Hirschman.
1999
Utopia,  4ime manifestation vidéo et art électronique internationale, Champs Libre, Montréal, QC.
Canadian Fall, Glasgow, Scotland. Curated by Holger Maupt.
PUBLICATIONS / CATALOGUES
2008
Calibration of Chance on-line essay by curator Claire Christie, Susan Hobbs gallery
2007
On Being an Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, NY. Essay by curator Joseph del Pesco.
2006
Concrete Language, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC. Essays by Jenifer Papararo and Christina Ritchie
2005
“Little Histories of Modern Art’ Biennale Le Mois de la Photo ˆ Montréal, by Martha Langford, McGill-Queen’s University Press
2004
The Sight of One Hand Clapping, essay by Dave Dyment, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON.
(play / pause / repeat) essays by John Marriott and Katie Bethune-Leaman, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre Guelph, ON.
2003
25HRS, Essays by Marko Daniel and Manuel Saiz. Interviews by Manuel Siaz and Jorge Bravo. Barcelona, Spain: TheVideoArtFoundation.
“Do The Wrong ThingÓ, Paulette Phillips, Toronto, ON.:  Images Festival.
Cinema Naivete, Daniel Cockburn, Available Light Collective, Ottawa, ON.
2001
game & operetta, poster with essays by John Zeppettelli and Will Aitken, Vancouver, BC.: Western Front.
take me I’m yours, Essays by curator Jan Allen and Paul Kelley. Includes CD of visual and sound components of Lured I & Lured II, Kingston, ON.: Agnes Etherington Art Centre.  
2000
“Musca Depicta de L’IntempestivitéÓ Sylvain Campeau, Carnet d’Adresses – une oeuvre, un critique, un artiste, (Visuel(s) #09) Musée de Louviers Paris, France.
1999
Close Encounters, texts by Constance Penley and Sylvie Fortin, Ottawa, ON.: The Ottawa Art Gallery.
Found Hurting: Laurel Woodcock’s operetta, John Zeppettelli, Montreal, QC.: galerie Articule
1996
Liasons, Louise Dompierre, Toronto, ON.: The Powerplant.
crossed wires, (three video installations) Annie Martin, Montreal, QC.: Bittersweet Editions.
Whipped Cream, Percentages and Pink Noise  texts by Steve Reinke and Susan Kealey, Toronto, ON.: YYZ Gallery
1994
bleuira, Kitty Scott, Vancouver, BC.: Or Gallery.
1993
Last to be Done, First to be Seen, Barbara Lounder, Halifax, NS.: Eye Level Gallery.
 

 

BOOKS / AUDIO CDs / CD ROMs
2007
untitled (playlist for Bas Jan Ader), editioned multiple for Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON.
Pro Forma: Language/Text/Visual Art (volume 3) edited by Jessica Wyman, published by YYZ Books.
2005
Mercersound compilation – a compilation audio CD produced by Mercer Union and distributed free at the Venice Biennale 2005
2001
take me I’m yours, Essays by curator Jan Allen and Paul Kelley. Includes CD of visual and sound components of Lured I & Lured II, Kingston, ON.: Agnes Etherington Art Centre.
2000
I’ve got to stop talking to myself É text and sound by artists, book/audio CD, ed. John Marriott, Toronto, ON.: John Marriott.          
1999
48hours/48 rooms CD ROM of group exhibition organized by Ingrid Bachmann in Montreal QC.
1994
“Site-seeing Vancouver, Positioning Self“, Rosa Ho, Vancouver: Representing the Postmodern City, ed. Paul Delaney, Vancouver, BC.: Arsenal Pulp Press.
 
FEATURES
1995
Anna Carlevaris, “Oscillating Horizons” C Magazine #45
 
SELECTED REVIEWS
2008
Marisa Jahn, C Magazine #97, Spring 2008
Jaleh Mansoor, ArtForum, February 2008
2007
John Marriott, Canadian Art, Summer 2007, vol. 24, no. 2
2006
Gary Michael Dault, Globe and Mail, January 14
2004
Gary Michael Dault, Globe & Mail, November 6
2003
Peter Goddard, “Lured by a Conceptual Fly Trap” The Toronto Star.
2001
Holly Ward, “Death and Exhaustion in an Utopic Vacuum: Laurel Woodcock’s game and operettaTerminal City, November 2001.
Gerry Zielinski, review of “I’ve got to stop talking to myself É” Parachute Magazine #101
Diedre Hanna, review of “I’ve got to stop talking to myself É” Now Magazine, May 25.
2000
Ann Vance, “Who’s Afraid of Film and Video in Scotland?” Varient, vol.2 no. 9, winter 2000.
1999
Bernard Lamarche “operetta” Le Devoir, 24 & 25 avril.
1998
Audrey Mandelbaum, “ISEA 97 - Paradodxes and Progress: Art at the Eigth International Symposium of Electronic Art” New Art Examiner.             
1997
Patrice Lubier, “Sourdes Acuités” Bulletin #22
Cheryl Simon, “Embodying the Subject: Laurel Woodcock’s Photographic Installations” Blackflash (winter).
1995
Sylvain Campeau, “Des énoncés contradictoiresÓ Etc (été).
1994
Gil McElroy,“The Book(work) as Art: A Status Report“,  Arts Atlantic #49.
1990
Joanne Sloanne, “Métro D'Art” Parachute #58.
Johanne Chagnon, “Quand le Public Assiste Immobile dans le Noir” Esse (printemps/été).
Marie-Josée Therrien, “Métro D'Art: Entre Deux Pannes” Vice Versa  #28.
 
CURATING
2010
0 in tennis = love, screening of contemporary short film/video for the Ok.Quoi?! Arts Festival in New Brunswick with accompanying essay.
2007
Serious Slapstick, CAFKA Haptic International video screening, Kitchener ON.
 
COMMISSION
2002
Selected to design award for les Odyssées du Livre
 
GRANTS
2010
Toronto Arts Council – established
2009
Ontario Arts Council – established
2007
Canada Council Project Grant (Research)
2006
Canada Council Travel Grant
2004
Ontario Arts Council – Exhibition Assistance
2003
Ontario Arts Council – mid-career
2001
Canada Council B Grant
2000
Canada Council Travel Grant
1999
Canada Council B Grant
1998
Canada Council Travel Grant
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Travel
1997
Canada Council Travel Grant
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Travel
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, B
1995
Canada Council B Grant
1994
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, B
Canada Council Project Grant
1992
Canada Council B Grant
1991
Ministre des Affaires culturelles
1990
Canada Council, Project Grant
1989
Canada Council, Project Grant
 
COLLECTIONS
McCarthy Tetrault
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Canada Council, Art Bank
Private Collections
 
PUBLISHED WRITING
2007
Serious Slapstick, CAFKA Haptic essay to accompany International video screening, Kitchener ON.
1996
“nothing between” review of Karilee Fuglems&a#146; exhibition at galerie Optica, C Magazine.
1994
Essay for “Berlin Stories” an installation by Ingrid Bachmann, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC.
Catalogue essay for To Touch, Janet Cardiff, Southern Alberta art Gallery. (Republished in the retrospective catalogue, PS.1) published by the SAAG, exhibited at the SAAG and The Powerplant.
1992
Book Review of “Critical Fictions: The Politics of Imaginative Writing” ed. Philomena Mariani, Parachute # 68.
1991
Enigmatic Moments review of Su Friedrich's film, “Sink or Swim” 1991 Atlantic film festival, Print Positive.
 
ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2006
The Future of Idea Art, Banff Centre for the Arts
1992
Instability of the Subject, Banff Centre for the Arts
1991
Art & Mass Culture, Banff Centre for the Arts
 
SELECTED ARTIST TALKS
2009
University of Lethbridge
2007
Panel Discussion at The Power Plant in conjunction with the Fiona Banner Exhibition The Bastard Word
2007
York University, MFA Program
2006
The Banff Centre for the Arts, AB.
2003
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC.
2003
Sheridan College, Toronto, ON.
2001
Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS.
2001
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON.
2000
University of Guelph, ON.
1999
York University, Toronto, ON.
1999
Concordia University, Montréal, QC.
1996
The Power Plant, Toronto, ON.
1996
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
1995
La Chambre Blanche, Québec, QC.
1995
Bishop's University, Lennoxville, QC.
1993
University of Lethbridge, AB.
1992
The Banff Centre for the Arts, AB.
1991
The Banff Centre for the Arts, AB.