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The Long Time:

21st Century Art of Steele + Tomczak

Art Gallery of Windsor. October 22, 2016 – January 22, 2017

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...bump in the night (Windsor/Detroit)

Digital prints. 2016

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Part of ...before I wake

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Illuminating the original shoreline of Lake Ontario

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...bump in the night (Halifax)

Steele + Tomczak. 2014. digital prints (various)

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Part of the Becoming.... series

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The Unsolicited Reply

Mixed Media Light and Sound Installation, 2013

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Part of The Miniatures

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...bump in the night (Vancouver)

Vancouver, Canada. 2012. Digital prints (various)

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Street of Heaven

There is a myth about Yonge Street

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Speak City

Steele & Tomczak. 2009. colour, HD video, sound

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Steele & Tomczak. 2007. Video, colour, sound.

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The Blood Records

Written and Annotated

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Legal Memory

Steele & Tomczak. 1992. Video, colour, sound

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Birthday Suit

with scars and defects


Lisa Steele + Kim Tomczak have worked exclusively in collaboration since 1983, producing videotapes, performances and photo/text works. They have received numerous grants and awards both individually and collaboratively, the latter case including the Bell Canada prize for excellence in Video Art, a Toronto Arts Award and in 2005, a Governor General's Award for lifetime achievement in Visual & Media Arts. They were awarded an Honourary Doctorate by the University of British Columbia (Okanagan) in 2009.

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