Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009), Winnipeg
Organized by Video Pool Media Arts Centre and Platform Centre for Photographic & Digital Arts
November 3-December 1, 2017
Curator Kathy Rae Huffman
Isolated Landscapes: Video by Prairie Women (1984-2009) is a major exhibition of the history of video art by women who live and work in the central Canadian region, or who have been informed by years of residing in (or growing up in) the region. The nineteen works in the exhibition (by twenty-one artists) were produced between 1984 -2009 and play a prominent role in the history of Winnipeg’s legendary Video Pool Media Arts Centre.
All the works are held in the archives of Video Pool Media Arts Centre, many had early support from the organization, and demonstrates the many regional partnerships and mutual support of artists and agencies in the region.
Artists: Sharon Alward , Thirza Jean Cuthand, Shawna Dempsey, Nida Home Doherty, Elvira Finnigan, Wendy Geller, Garland Lam, Erika MacPherson, Maureen Medved, Divya Mehra, Lorri Millan, Hope Peterson, Heidi Phillips, Dominique Rey, Nicole Shimonek, Jennifer Stillwell, Reva Stone, Leslie Supnet, Sheila Urbanoski, and Lori Weidenhammer
(Still from Selling Venus/Vénus au miroir, Dominique Rey, 2005)