2018

Saba Akhtar

Ella Bot

Andrew Hoekstra

Enna Kim

Jessy Kitchen

Katie Kotler

Steven Lourenço

Alvin Luong

Catherine P.

Colin Rosati

Ronald Siu

Josi Smit

Maximilian Suillerot

Amanda Warner

Becca Wijshijer

Kendra Yee

Saba Akhtar

Saba Akhtar is an interdisciplinary artist working in devised theatre, writing, and filmmaking. She is interested in carving out a space for voices like hers; brown muslim folks and those from low socioeconomic backgrounds. She is an alumni of The Amy Project (2015) and Watah Theatre Residency (2017).

Ella Bot

Ella Bot is a Toronto based mixed media artist, who received a BFA in photography from OCAD U in 2015. A collage artist for many years, Ella's practice has recently shifted focus, and is currently centered on incorporating pop cultural and art historical icons into embroidery.

Andrew Hoekstra

Andrew Hoekstra graduated from the Sculpture and Installation program at OCAD. Their art practice takes inspiration from science-fiction, cinema, and music and uses them as means to explore the boundaries of human perception and knowledge.

Enna Kim

Enna Kim is an experimental artist studying Digital Futures at OCAD University. Enna combines analogue and digital techniques investigating interactions between human relationships and the built environment. Enna has worked with VICE, Fido and TEDx and in venues such as Trinity Square Video, Black Cat Artscape and Burning Man.

Jessy Kitchen

Exploring how bodies become dedicated to a certain practice or purpose. I aim to explore different relationships between mental/ physical illness, grief and loss. Influenced by technology, communication, fragmented identity ,exploring ideas and neurosis of taking care of a body. Predominantly creating lens based and poetic works.

Katie Kotler

Katie Kotler is a Toronto-based artist, curator and musician working in animation and installation. Her work has been exhibited at the AGO, The Drake Hotel and the Luminato Festival. She holds an MFA from OCAD.

Steven Lourenço

Steven Lourenço's work focuses on patterns, systems, and templates that govern particular mediums in an ongoing study of optics, sensations, and the political.

He is a builder, printmaker, illustrator, and writer.

His work is observational and satirical; musical and poetic; political and social

Alvin Luong

Alvin Luong fabricates satirical stories delivered through video, performance, and social practice. Luong critiques acts of violence practiced by institutions of governance, culture, and capitalism. Recently, Luong has shown at Sluice (London, UK), TIFF (Toronto), and Platform (Winnipeg). Luong is a co-director and programmer at Bunker2 Contemporary Art Container.

Catherine P.

Catherine P. (b. 1990) currently works lives and works in Orillia, Ontario. She is the author of the book “z”, a collection of photographs published by Furrawn Press, 2017.

Colin Rosati

Colin Rosati is a Toronto based multimedia artist using video, software, electronics in installation arising from research based processes. Informed by technological immersion he traces in social relations and the organization of life stuff. Colin has a BFA from OCADU. Exhibiting nationally and internationally, most recently at Panke Gallery Berlin.

Ronald Siu

Ron Siu is an artist currently based in Toronto, Canada. Working primarily through painting and mixed
media approaches, Siu's practice explores themes of desire, alienation and beauty. He is presently working towards his Bachelor's at OCAD University and has shown in both Toronto and Glasgow.

Josi Smit

Josi Smit is a Toronto-based artist and writer. Through sculpture and language, she considers the desires and intimacies that form in our relationships with objects and spaces. An investment in quiet agencies that emerge from tenderness, and how gestures of resistance contain multitudes of hope and ambivalence, underlies her work.

Maximilian Suillerot

Maximilian Suillerot (b.1991 Mexico City) moved from Mexico to Paris, France where they began artistic studies at Les ARCADES. Late moved to Canada to further their education at U of T, where they obtained a Specialist Degree in Visual Studies (hons) in 2016. Max currently lives and works in Toronto.

Amanda Warner

Amanda Warner is a harm reduction and support worker in Toronto whose experiences of self harm and diagnosis have shaped her research and work. She completed a masters degree in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto where her research focused on self harm, harm reduction, and community care.

Becca Wijshijer 

Becca Wijshijer is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Toronto, Ontario. Through a diversity of media, including intaglio, silkscreen, photography, drawing and textile work, they explore themes of identity, intimacy, mental health, recovery, and survival.  Wijshijer received their BFA in Printmaking from OCAD University in 2017.

Kendra Yee

Kendra Yee is a artist, designer, and curator. Her work consists of mixed-media paintings, ceramic sculptures, and panel-based illustrations.Yee pulls tales from her personal history, lived experiences and collective memory to form speculative worlds where fluid characters come to life through the conversations of interactive bodies.