Photo: Martin Lipman
Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak – Bio
Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak have collaborated in the production of video since 1983. They each have significant solo careers and have played important roles in the development of video in Canada. Their collaborative work as producers and distributors of video has afforded them a unique place in the national and international video milieu. The number of national and international solo and group exhibitions, festivals and curatorial projects the two artists (individually and together) have participated in is staggering. Their work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and the Städtische Kunstmuseum in Bonn, among many others. It has been documented in over 150 articles and critical essays by senior curators and critics. Born, respectively, in Kansas City, Missouri, and Victoria, B.C., Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak currently live in Toronto.