Alexandra Gelis

Alexandra Gelis is a Colombian-Venezuelan media artist, curator and researcher living and working in Toronto. Her studio practice combines new media, installation, and photography with custom-built interactive electronics. Her projects incorporate personal field research as a tool to investigate the ecologies of various landscapes, by examining the traces left by various socio-political interventions. She is currently working towards a PhD in Environmental Studies and has exhibited in North and South America, Europe and Africa. Alexandra Gelis has received prestigious awards and prizes, notably from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council and the Colombian Ministry of Culture.