Tetsuro Shigematsu Trevor Gould Helen Doyle Michelle Werner Karen Tisch Fatimah Tuggar Allan Dunning et Paul Woodrow Archer Pechawis Catherine Richards New Media Residencies 1999-2000
• Tetsuro Shigematsu (Nisei Farsi, vidéo): Montréal based writer and performer Tetsuro Shigematsu engages with Muslim culture and Farsi language.
• Trevor Gould (The Leaf Thief, animation): An animated vignette in the genre of a trailer for an adventure film. Trevor Gould, a visual artist, lives in Montréal.•– Trevor Gould (The Leaf Thief, animation): An animated vignette in the genre of a trailer for an adventure film. Trevor Gould, a visual artist, lives in Montréal.
• Helen Doyle (Soupir d’âme, infographie): A video assembled from personal texts on children’s abandonment and adoption. The artist lives in Montréal. She is the author of a number of documentary, fictional and multimedia works.
• Michelle Werner (Home Stories, audio et web): A web site featuring 2D artwork intertwined with sound projects, exploring the way in which homes are set up in our society. Werner is a Montréal performance and audio artist.
• Karen Tisch: As curator-in-residence, Karen Tisch explores themes of hybridity and cross-cultural mingling in Québec video art and examines current trends in Québec documentary cinema. Tisch lives in Toronto where she is the Managing Director of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
• Fatimah Tuggar: A research period for New York based artist Fatimah Tuggar who’s producing an interactive multimedia piece in which the viewer will experience an array of sounds, music, still and moving images.
• Allan Dunning et Paul Woodrow: Research for an immersive installation space filled with images and sounds generated and modified by the biological activity of the bodies of visitors. Both artists live in Calgary.
• Archer Pechawis: Archer Pechawis is a media-integrated performing artist and New Media/WWW author. Archer’s curatorial focus is First Nations Performance Art and New Media practice. Pechawis, in residency as a curator, lives in Vancouver.
• Catherine Richards: Research for the production of a CD-ROM reflecting on ten years of the artist’s interventions in art, culture and new technologies. Richards lives in Ottawa. Her production crosses many boundaries of art practice, theoretical projects and primary research.
• Series of QuickTime VR projects: A versatile 2D and 3D technology that allows the creation of “panoramas” and “objects” that can be experienced and manipulated by the users.