Video Art in Canada VtapeVirtual Museum of Canada
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Public Funder

Ontario Arts Council

Young Canada Works

Educational Partner

Ontario College of Art and Design

Launch Partner

Canadian Art Foundation

Charles Street Video

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Welcome to Video Art in

Discover the rich history of video art in Canada, through the artists awarded the prestigious Bell Canada Award in Video Art.

Experience the video works of these internationally acclaimed artists through a thematic online exhibition and encounter a diversity of Canadian experience and expression.

The Stories Within Us Written by the Body Machine Language

Explore narrative and storytelling, from autobiography to history; the body and personal identity, from gender to cultural heritage; and the ways in which technology impacts on personal, political, and cultural experiences.

Engage with materials designed for post-secondary students and educators, learn more about the artists and their ideas, share your own ideas and questions, and access online lesson plans and educational resources.

Bell Canada Award in Video Art

The Bell Canada Award in Video Art is given annually to a Canadian video artist who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of the art form.
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Ways of Seeing

What is video art? How does video art differ from other image based media, and how does it challenge the way in which we look at moving images?
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