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EDUCATION

2023     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Integrated Media — OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2023     Design for Arts and Entertainment — Toronto Metropolitan University: The Chang School for Continuing Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2017     Film Production — York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


SOLO EXHIBITION

2024     "once more, once again". January 17 - February 17 2024. InterAccess. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024     "The Grotto". Featured works by Ghislan Sutherland-Timm, Abby Kettner, Danan Lake, and Ramolen Laruan. Curated by Avalon Mott. February 9 - April 6 2024. Xpace Cultural Centre. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2024     "Salon 44". March 7 - March 16 2024. Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     "in place: Black Spatiality". Featured works by Ghislan Sutherland-Timm, Raoul Olou, Tamara Jones, and Ayo Tsalithaba. Curated by Nala Haileselassie. July 20 - September 10 2023. Artspace Gallery. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     GradEx 108. May 3 - May 7 2023. OCAD University. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

2022     "Should oblivion stay," (2022) & "silk onyx (ft. coloratura soprano)" (2022), featured artworks accompanying the production of “Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers” by Makambe K. Simamba. March 8 - April 10 2022. Tarragon Theatre. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2021     “Halton Black History Awareness Society: Emancipation Art Exhibition”. Featuring works by Ghislan (Sutherland-) Timm, Neville Clarke, Nicole Alexander, Joan Butterfield, Claire Carew, Amber Carroll, Getachew Fantu, Ian Grant, Ken John, Sheryl A. Keen, Charmaine Lurch, and Jessey (Phade) Pacho. Programmed and curated by Judy Daley and Francesca Durham. 2021. Sisnett Lobby of the Town of Halton Hills Cultural Centre. Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada.

2021     "the cut, the tear & the remix: contemporary collage and Black futures". Featuring works by Ghislan (Sutherland-)Timm, Emkay Adjei-Manu, Anna Binta Diallo, FEZA, Kofi Oduro, Sonya Mwambu, SPATIAL-ESK, and Yung Yemi. Curated by stylo starr. Presented by McMaster Museum of Art and Nia Centre for the Arts. Virtual Exhibition.

2020     Black Student Association: Black History Month Exhibition "Roots". 2020. Ada Slaight Gallery. OCAD University. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2019     First Year Art Celebration Exhibition. 2019. Ada Slaight Gallery. OCAD University. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2019     Drawing at First Sight. 2019. Ada Slaight Gallery. OCAD University. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2015     Inside/Outside: Flash Forward Incubator Program. 2015. Twist Gallery. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


FILM FESTIVALS & MEDIA PROGRAMMING

2024     "The Ensemble of Acetate and Polyester, ad lib" (2023, short film). Concordia Film Festival. May 9 - 12 2024. Concordia University: Sir George Williams Campus. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2024    “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Queer East Film Festival 2024. "I Will Haunt You Forever: Queer Ghosts Across Time" curated by Cici Peng. April 25 2024. Museum of the Home. London, UK.

2024     "The Ensemble of Acetate and Polyester, ad lib" (2023, short film). Almaty Underground Screening Series. Curated by Diana Galimzyanova. April 3 2024. 101 Dump Gallery. Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2023     "Why is water so heavy? vol i. time never changes water" (2023, short film). Black Experimental Film Festival: In Relation. Part II. Curated by Nala Haileselassie. June 2 2023. It's Ok* Studios. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     "Why is water so heavy? vol i. time never changes water" (2023, short film). Black Experimental Film Festival: In Relation. Curated by Nala Haileselassie. May 11 2023. Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC). Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Images Festival 2023. "Living Ghostliness" curated by Sarah Edo. April 13 - April 26 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2022    “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Queer City Cinema Film Festival 2022. September 14 - September 17 2022. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

2022    “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Planet Alley: Eaton Hong Kong, Pride Month 2022. June 12 2022. Hong Kong, China.   

2022     “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). InsideOut 2SLGBTQ+ Toronto Film Festival 2022. May 26 - June 5 2022. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2022     “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Toronto Queer Film Festival (TQFF). March 31 - April 3 2022. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2021     “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Narratives Through Global Space. 2021. Facilitated by Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, OCAD University, and Mapúa University. Virtual Screening.

2017     “Roots” (2016, co-directed and produced by Ghislan ((Sutherland-)) Timm and Dalia Serik). Fugue: Canadian First Person Alternative Films. 2017. IG Art Gallery. Shanghai, China.


PUBLISHED WORKS

2023     PITCH Magazine: Issue 4 (May 2023). Hamilton, ON. Pages 68-69. Magazine.

2019     Acta Victoriana: volume 143, issue 2. Toronto: Acta Victoriana, 2019. Page 30. Journal.

2015     Flash Forward Incubator Program. Toronto: The Magenta Foundation, 2015. Page 77. Catalogue.

2014 - 2015     Island Magic. Victoria, BC: Poetry Institute of Canada. 2014/2015. Pages 51, 245. Book.

2014 - 2015     Insight. Maple Ridge, BC: Polar Expressions Publishing. 2014/2015. Page 55. Book.


COMMISSIONS

2023    OCAD U LiVE . Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2022   RBC  Commission Career Launcher OCAD U x RBC, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. "a pulse of cobalt.".

2021    Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. “Cycles: An Anthology” zine cover design.


PANEL TALKS & GUEST ARTIST & WORKSHOPS

2024     (TBA)

2024    "Artist Project". April 11 - April 14 2024. Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga). Images Festival 2023. "Living Ghostliness" curated by Sarah Edo. April 20 2023. Innis Town Hall. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.    

2022     “Black Orpheus feat. Ghislan (Sutherland-) Timm”. January 26 2022. Presented by Young East African Girl. Podcast Episode.

2021     PITCH Magazine Launch & Panel Discussion “the cut, the tear & the remix: contemporary collages and Black futures.”. May 6 2021. Facilitated by Nia Centre for the Arts and McMaster Museum of Art. Virtual Panel Discussion.

2021     “Constructing Self Through the Experimental: Femininities and Queerness”. Narratives Through Global Space. June 25 2021. Facilitated by Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, OCAD University, and Mapúa University. Virtual Panel Talk.


PRESS  & REVIEWS

2021     “the cut, the tear & the remix: contemporary collages and Black futures.” PITCH Magazine: Issue 2 (April 2021). Hamilton, ON. Pages 39-80. Magazine.

2021     Vegh, Stephanie. “the cut, the tear & remix at the McMaster Museum of Art & Nia Centre for the Arts, online.” (review) Akimbo, June 17 2021. Online Article.


ARTIST RESIDENCIES 

2024     (TBA)

2023     Resident, Nia Centre for the Arts: Creative Catalyst Program. 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023    "Artists in the Library." January 17 2023 & February 21 2023. Facilitated by Toronto Public Library and Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

2021     Virtual Resident, Narratives Through Global Space. 2021. Mapúa University (Manila, Philippines) and OCAD University (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

2019     Resident, Black Women Film! Canada: Leadership Program. 2019. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


ACHIEVEMENTS, GRANTS & AWARDS

2023     Finalist. Inter/Access Media Arts Prize 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     Finalist. OCAD U LiVE Short Film Grant 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     Selected Contender. Scarborough Charter Logo Design 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2023     Selected Contender. Inside Out 2023 digital to print publications. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2021     OCAD University President’s Award 2021: Best Video Editing (Award). “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga), Narratives Through Global Space.

2021     OCAD University President’s Award 2021: Best Experimental Film (Nomination). “In Our Being/Sa Aming Pagkatao” (2021, short film, co-directed and produced with Jann Earl Q. Madariaga), Narratives Through Global Space.

2015     Student Adjudicator. International Watersprite Film Festival 2015. Cambridge, UK.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

2022 - 2024     Member of Board of Directors. the8fest Small-Gauge Film Festival. 2022 - 2024. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2022 - 2023     Treasurer, Member of Board of Directors. the8fest Small-Gauge Film Festival. 2022 - 2023. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2019     Alumni, Black Women Film! Canada: Leadership Program. 2019. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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