Joshua Bonetta

Joshua Bonetta was born in Oshawa, Ontario in 1979. His body of work has exhibited cinematically, as installation and as live performance. He has shown work in Russia, Columbia, the U.K., Canada, the U.S., South Korea, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland. In 2009 he was awarded the National Film Board of Canada award for ‘Best emerging/Mid-career Canadian film and videomaker’ at Toronto’s Images Festival. His work deals with how representationis constructed within the cinematic image, in particular how it is received. Using sound and animation to disrupt the intent of the original image his work seeks to unearth and foreground latent meanings, gestures and narratives from within the archive.