Exhibitions - Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Research, Residencies and Production Positions


Invited Artist / Research, Interdisciplinary medical-based research team, The Process of Incorporating a Transplanted Heart (PITH):
Phenomenological Exploration, University of Toronto

2004-2005 Invited Artist, Rapid Prototyping Session, Banff New Media Institute
2002-2005Artist in Residence, Canada Council for the Arts/National Research Council of Canada
2001Artist in Residence, National Research Council of Canada
1996-1997 Artist in Residence, Media Art, National Gallery of Canada

Guest worker, Seamless Personal Information Networking (SPIN), Institute of Information Technology, National Research Council

1994-1996 Research Associate, Art and Technology Centre, Department of Art and Culture, Carleton University
1991 Artist in Residence, Media Arts, Banff Centre for the Arts
1990-1991 Artist in Residence. The BIOAPPARATUS. Visual Arts / Media Arts, Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB.
1986-1987 Co-producer. Electronic Theatre CHI/GI ’87. Video for CHI/GI ’87 Conference. CHI – Special Interest Group on Human Factors in Computing Systems, USA; GI – Graphics Interface, Canada’s scientific research conference on computer animation and interfaces. Conference. Toronto. Distributed internationally by SIGGRAPH.

Producer. Le game. Video produced in partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the University of Toronto.

Advisory Positions


Advisory Committee, La fondation Daniel Langlois pour l’art, la science et la technologie

2003 New Media Arts Round Table, Canada Council for the Arts
2002-2004 Hexagram. Research committee member, Institut de Recherches et Creation en Arts et Technologies Médiatiques, l'UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal) et Concordia University. Montreal, PQ.
2001 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The Sub-committee on The Creative and Fine Arts is responsible for providing advice to the Standing Committee on Research Support on the role of SSHRC and its interface with other funders in promoting a dynamic environment for research and research training in the Creative and Fine Arts in Canada.

Invited Presentations

2014 “Objects, Agency and Art”. Panelist and speaker. UAAC/AAUC conference. OCAD. Toronto, ON.
2014 “Objects That Make Us”. Shivering: The Symposium. The Manitoba Museum. Winnipeg, MN.
2014 “Hybrid Bodies 2: A Round Table Discussion”. Panelist. PHI Center, Montreal, PQ.
2013 “State of the Art, Art of the State”. Artist talk. ZERO1 Garage. San Jose, CA. 2013.
2013 “Posthumanismo y hospitalidad (Ethical post humanism) ”. Panelist. Tansitio_MX05: Biomediaciones. Mexico City, Mexico. 2013.
2013 “Still Lives”. Artist talk. Tansitio_MX05: Biomediaciones. Mexico City, Mexico.
2013 “Still Lives”. Research Symposium & Workshop. Hexagram Institute Black Box, Concordia University, Montreal, PQ.
2013 “Hybrid bodies 1: A Round Table Discussion”. Panelist, in parallel with the ISHLT (International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation) Annual Meeting. PHI Center, Montreal, PQ.
2014 “Hybrids”. Electra. Interdisciplinary Research Symposium & Exhibition with collaborators at Toronto General Hospital Transplant Unit at YYZ Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2012 “Artist talk”. AV Festival: As Slow As Possible. University of Sunderland, UK.
2009 “Rapture”. Electra. International Digital Arts Festival. Montreal, PQ.
2008 “Magic”. Imagining Science. Art Gallery of Alberta. Edmonton. AB.
2007 “Collaborative Art Science Project”. Contributions and Provocations from Humanists and Artists. Health Care, Technologies and Places (HCTP) Annual Interdisciplinary Workshop. University of Toronto. Toronto, ON.
2004 “I was scared to death/ I could have died of joy”. The National Art School. Sydney, Australia.
2004 “I was scared to death/ I could have died of joy”. Judith Wright Center of Contemporary Art. Brisbane, Australia.
2002 “Excitable Tissues”. John Labatt Visual Arts Centre. London, ON.
2001 “Arts Science Collaboration”. Artist-in-Residence for Research (AIRES) Symposium. National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Ottawa, ON.
2000 “Engaging The Virtual: The Interface Between New Technologies and Contemporary Art.”Symposium. Dalhousie Art Gallery and Dalhousie University, Department of Computer Science. Halifax, NS.
2000 “Excitable Tissues.” Ottawa Art Gallery. Ottawa, ON.
1999 “Tissues excitables”. Des Souris et des œuvres, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Montréal, PQ.
1999 “Charged Hearts”. Dunlop Art Gallery. Regina, SK.
1998 “Charged Hearts”. Elaine L. Jacob Gallery. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI.
1998 Curating and Commissioning New Media Art Works. Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB.
1998 “Charged Hearts”. Powerplant Gallery. Habourfront. Toronto, ON.
1998 “Artists in the Lab”. Catherine Richards with Professor Snelgrove. (Industrial Research Chair in High-Speed Integrated Circuits, Faculty of Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa). Forum series: School of Architecture, Carleton University. Ottawa, ON.
1998 “Art and Information Technologies”. Catherine Richards with Professor Snelgrove. New Media North. Ottawa-Carleton Research Institute, Ottawa-Carleton Regional Centre. Ottawa, ON.
1997 Charged Hearts. National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa.
1995 Time, Space and Realities. A Space Gallery. Toronto, ON.
1995Time, Space and Realities. Ontario College of Art. Toronto, ON.
1994 “Artist’s Technologies-New Subjectivities”.Canadian Centre for the Visual Arts’ Forum. CCVA Fellows. National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, ON.
1993 “The Visual Arts and Digital Technology”. Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University. Montréal, PQ.
1993 Forum Series. School of Architecture, Carleton University. Ottawa, ON.
1992 “Experimental Virtual Reality”.Japan ‘92. The Third Video Festival. Tokyo, Japan.
1989 “New Imaging”. Theory, Criticism and Film Department. York University. Toronto, ON.
1987 “Computer Imaging and Interfaces”. Paper. Image + Sound Festival. Den Haag, Holland.
1987 “Nouvelle technologie en imagerie”. Paper. Fédéeration professionelle des réalisateurs et réalisatrices de télévision et de cinéma. Montréal.
  “Artists Talk about Technology”. Paper. Symposium. Association of Non-profit Artist’s Run Spaces (ANNPAC). Halifax.