Wendy Coburn is a Toronto-based artist and educator. Coburn’s work explores representations of women in popular culture; ideas of nationhood; the roles of image, spectacle and myth in mediating cultural difference; queer and sexualized bodies, everyday objects, material culture, and human/animal relations.
Coburn’s work has been exhibited and screened in galleries and festivals including Photophobia (Art Gallery of Hamilton), the Living Effect (Ottawa Art Gallery), MIX (New York Gay & Lesbian Experimental Film/Video Festival) Transmediale International Media Art Festival (Berlin, Germany), Beaver Tales and Uneasy Pieces (Oakville Galleries), Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival (Kassel, Germany), and the Dublin Lesbian & Gay Film and Video Festival (Dublin, Ireland).
Wendy Coburn studied at Dundas Valley School of Art, Ontario College of Art, and holds an MFA from Concordia University. Coburn worked several years as Assistant Dean and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Art at OCAD U, where she now teaches sculpture and interdisciplinary courses.
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