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e d u c  a t i o n

2007 Masters of Fine Arts, University of Guelph, School of Fine Art and Music, Guelph, ON, 

2003 AOAC, Ontario College of Art and Design,Toronto, ON, 1999 – 2003

2001 Tampere Polytechnic School of Art and Media, TTVO, Integrated Media Exchange,Tampere, Finland

s o l o  e x h i b i t i o n s / s c r e e n i n g s

2016

Jenn E Norton, Art Gallery of Burlington, Stereoscopic video installation, curated by Denis Longchamps

2014

Jenn E Norton: Dredging a Wake, Art Gallery of Hamilton, media installation, curated by Melissa Bennett

2012

NO PLACE, 3D Video and Video Installation, Toronto, ON, Canada, co-presented by Trinity Square Video and Pleasure Dome

2011 

Tesseract, (Vers.I) 3D Interactive Video Installations, HUB, Christie Digital, Featured Work at CAFKA.11

Jenn E. Norton and Kika Thorne: Girl Gang; Projections of Beauty: Made in Canada, Winnipeg Cinematheque, curated by Mike Hoolboom

2010

New Works: Jenn E Norton and Scott McGovern, Video Installation, Photography, Sculpture, Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, Ontario, Canada

Les Soeurs Fox du 21e siècle – 21st Century Fox Sisters, Video Installation, Le Laboratoire, The Distillery District,Toronto, Canada

2009

Very Good Advice, Single ChannelVideo, VTape, Toronto, Ontario, Curated by Lisa Steele

Les Poupées Russes, Video Installation, The Factory, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Curated by Nora Hutchinson

2008

Avec le vide, les pleins pouvoir, Video Installation, The Factory, Hamilton, Ontario, Curated by Nora Hutchinson

The Insatiable Appetite of Russian Dolls, Video Installation, The Art Gallery of Guelph, Curated by Judith Nasby and Dawn Owen
Driving In,  Site Specific Video Installation, Elora, Ontario, Curated by Trish Van Katwyk

g r o u p  e x h i b i t i o n s / s c r e e n i n g s / p e r f o r m a n c e s

2015 

12 Trees,  Video Installation, The Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Curated by Dee Dee Eustace

Art AthinaArtist Residency Program/School of Environmental Sciences, Greece, Athens, Curated by Julie René de Cotret
Mondes Bricolés, Video Installation presented on 20 Christie MicroTIles, Centre BANG, Chicoutimi, Québec, co-curated by Julie René de Cotret and Mathieu Valade

Technologies of Perception, Stereoscopic Video Installation, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Ontario 

Ways of Something, Single Channel Video, Western Front, Vancouver, The Photographers Gallery, London UK, Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK, curated by Lorna Mills

Arm’s Reach, KAZOO! Fest, 20 channel Video Installation, River Run Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Scary Movies, Single Chanel Video, Hanover Drive-In, Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film, Curated by Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan, Durham, Ontario

The Whole Shebang, Video, Performance, Installation, presented by Dreamwalker Dance Company, Kazoo! Festival, The River Run Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

2014 

OpArt, Toronto Animated Image Society, Themed Commissioned Program, Toronto, ON Canada, curated by Kate Wilson and Madi Piller 


2013 
Site Lines, Public Art Installation, Commission by Musagetes, Guelph , ON, Canada

Onagawa Colors and Lights Festival, Single Channel Video, Onagawa, Japan

On The Precipice, ISIS Arts, Curated by Kelly Richardson, Touring Alnwick, Berwick upon Tweed, Gateshead, North Tyneside and Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Video Portrait: Gordon Monahan: Governor General Awards in Visual and Media Arts, Commissioned by the Canada Council for the Arts, The National Gallery, Ottawa, Canada   


2012 
FIELD TRIP, Soft Sculpture, Touring Japan curated by Daisuke Takeya

85% non-human Animal; 100% Love Letter, Single Chanel video, Artspace, Peterborough, Canada, Curated by Bec Groves & Fynn Leitch

Canadian Film Centre: Short Bus, Single Channel Video, Toronto, Ontario

AGO Massive Party, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, curated by Michelle Jacques

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Single Channel Video, Rotterdam

The Box Salon, Single Channel Videos, Toronto, Canada, Curated by Louise Bak

Supermarket, Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Stockholm,Sweden

2011 
Rendez vous with Madness: Dissonant States, Single Channel Video, Toronto, Canada, Curated by Deirdre Logue and Erik Martnison

The Message, Gallery 1313, Curated by Philip Anderson, Toronto, ON

CAFKA.11, Tesseract, (Vers.II) Commissioned Public Video Multiple Projection, Kitchener, City Hall, ON, Canada

Rooftop Film Festival, Brooklyn NYC, New York, USA

KTOWN, Angel Gallery, Toronto, Canada, curated by Luke Painter and Meera Margaret Singh

The Black and the White: An Allegory of Colour, KW/AG Biennale, Two Channel Video Installation,Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON, Canada, Curated by Robert Enright

35th Anniversary Show, Ed Video Media Arts Centre, Guelph, ON, Canada, Curated by Ufuk Gueray

Worldwide Short Film Fest: Canadian Film Centre, Single Channel Video, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

This Song Is You, Single Channel Video, Groupe Intervention Vidéo, Single Channel Video, Montreal, Québec, Canada, Curated by Anne Golden

New Toronto Works, Single Channel Video, Toronto, Canada, Curated by Laura Paolini & Guillermina Buzio

Scenes From The Floating World, Single Channel Video, CINEMATHEQUE, Winnipeg, Canada, Curated by Chris Gehman

Creative Migration, Two Channel Video Installation, Yukon Arts Centre,Trousseau Foundation,

Whitehorse,YT, Canada

Couch Film Festival, Single Channel Video, In collaboration with the Reykjavík International Film Festival, Iceland


2010 
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Single Channel Video, Rotterdam, Holland

Antimatter Film Festival, Single Channel Video, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival, Public Video Installation, Art Gallery of Hamilton, ON, Canada

I Heart Video Art III, Single Channel Video, Curated by Rob Ring, CAFKA, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener, ON, Canada

Subtle Technologies: In Water Colours, Toronto, Canada

Sudden Frost, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Curated by Pete Smith, Vancouver, Canada

Videophagy/Videofagia: Inconsumable, Hot Shots Gallery, Toronto, Canada, curated by  Victoria Moufawad-Paul

Video Exchange, single channel video,XPACE,Toronto,SparkVideo,Syracuse,Whitewater Gallery, North Bay, Artspace,Peterborough,AKA Gallery, Saskatoon,EdVideo,Guelph

I heart Video Art: Take 2, single channel video, CAFKA, Kitchener, ON, Canada

TMMSM 2010, Caen-Montmartin Sur Mer,Video Installation, France, Curated by Gunilla Josephson

Skry-Pod: FASTWÜRMS, Performance, Art in General, Brooklyn, New York City

Cinéma de la plage, Single Channel Video, Hauteville, Normandy, France

Ladyfest Toronto, Single Channel Video,Toronto, Canada

Bitch Slap, Single Channel Video, Thrush Holmes Empire, Toronto, Ontario, Curated by Derek Mainella


2009 
This View of Life: Evolutionary Art for the Year of Darwin, Kinetic Sculpture, Animation, Ed Video, Guelph, ON, Curated by Scott McGovern

Nuit Blanche: Skry-Pod, FASTWÜRMS, Endurance Performance,Toronto, ON, curated by Jennifer Fisher and Jim Drobnick

Pleasure Addicts, FADO,Toronto Free Gallery, participant within a durational performance by Brenda Goldstein,Toronto, ON

Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Video, ʻChimeraʼ, Animation Section


2008 
CODE RGB, Video, Ed Video, Guelph, ON, Curated by Scott McGovern

Nuit Blanche, On the Hour, curated by Trinity Square Video and Workman Theater,Toronto, ON

Why + Wherefore,Video, combination of online exhibition and screening at Monkeytown, Curated by Nicholas Weist, Lumi Tan, Summer Guthery, Hanne Mugaas and Montgomery Knott, Brooklyn, NY

ICON: Themed Commission,Video,Trinity Square Video,Toronto, Ontario

Parcours West, Galerie 10m2, Video Box 2, La Générale, Bibliothèque, Pavillion Roux, Paris, France

2007
Edifying Edifices, Public Installation,Video, Ed Video, Guelph, Curated by Scott McGovern 
University of Guelph MFA Exhibition, Video, Birch Libralato,Toronto, Canada 
IFPOD: Then and Now, 20th Anniversary online exhibition, Curated by Leslie Peters, Deirdre Logue, Scott Miller Berry and Wanda vanderStoop
Galerija 10m2,Video, Centre culturel André Malraux, Mula Musatafe Baseskije, Sarajevo 
TV Dinner, Video, Ed Video, Guelph, ON, Canada, Curated by Jane van Keerbergen 
SUMO ROBOT CHALLENGE, Video, OCAD,Toronto, Canada, Curated by Simone Jones
The Centred Screening Series, Video,The Guild, Charlottetown, PE, Canada, Programmed by Island Media Co-op & Ed Video
2006
Parlour Room, Video Installation, 1080 Bus,Toronto, Canada, Curated by Heather Goodchild and Christy Langer Nuit Blanche, Dark Hart, Video, Hart House,Toronto, Canada, Curated by FASTWÜRMS 
Achtung, Baby!, 13 Kubikov, Film & Video, Bratislava, Slovakia, June 17 / Cluj-Napoca, Romania June 26/ Budapest Hungary, June 28, 2006, Curated by Johanna Householder
2005
Do The Wrong Thing, Video, Kino Arsenal, Berlin, Curated by Paulette Philips 
Deserted Streets At Midday, Halifax, Video, Nova Scotia Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada, Curated by Lisa Steele and Kim Tomzack
Deserted Streets At Midday, Video, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Curated by Lisa Steele and Kim Tomzack
2004
Spark Video Volume 4, Video, Syracuse, NY, US, Curated by Jeremy Bailey 
Efficiency 3, Video, Mind Control Gallery,Toronto, Canada, Curated by Derek Mainella
Lady Fest, Video,Toronto, Canada, Curated by Brenda Goldstein 
Deserted Streets at Midday, Champ Libre, 6e Manifestation International Video et L’Art
Electronique, Video, Montreal, Canada, Curated by Kim Tomzack and Lisa Steele
Blender, Mix Magazine, Kinetic Sculpture Installation, Mind Control Gallery,Toronto, Canada, Curated by Drew Simpson 
Visions of Excess, Press Play Series,Video, Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA, US 
Brooklyn Arts Council 38th International Film and Video Festival,Video, Brooklyn, New York, US 
Control, Kinetic Sculpture Installation, Mind Control Gallery,Toronto, Curated by Claire Despair and Mike Parsons New Toronto Works Show,Video, Pleasure Dome,Toronto, Canada 
Cinemaphilia, Press Play Series,Video, Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA, US 
Subversions, New Works/New Media,Video,York University,Toronto, Canada, Curated by David MacIntosh
2003
Ender’s Game (co-curator), Mind Control Gallery,Toronto, Canada 
Rendez-Vous with Madness, 11th Annual, Film,Workman Theatre,Toronto, Canada 
Videos Des Femmes Dans Le Parc – 12e Edition,Video,Theatre Verdure, Parc Lafontaine, Montreal, Canada (e)merge//(dis)separate, Emerging Artist Show, Electro-Mechanical/Video Installation, InterAccess, Toronto, Canada, Curated by Katie Varney and Jessica Fung 
25 Hrs,Video, Barcelona, Spain 
Go West,Video, Integrated Media, Jackman Hall,AGO,Toronto, Canada 
Go West,Video Installation, Gallery 1313,April 21-27th,Toronto, Canada
2002
Open Cut,Video, Bloor Cinema,Toronto, Canada 
Rohto,Video,TaidemuseoTennispalatsi (Helsinki City Art Museum),Helsinki,Finland
Focus,(Co-curator)Video,Kehrasari,Tampere,Finland 
Magnum Spectaculum Monstruosum, Sculpture Installation, Art System,Toronto, Canada


a c h i e v e m e n t s  a n d  a w a r d s

Canada Council for the Arts International Residency Program, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, 2014 

Grants to New Media Artists, Mid Career, Ontario Arts Council, 2014

Grants To New Media and Audio Artist – Production Grants, Canada Council for the Arts, 2011

Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council, 2009

New Media Grant – Emerging, Toronto Arts Council, 2008

Travel Grants to Media Arts Professionals, Canada Council for the Arts, 2008

New Media Production Grant to Emerging Artists, Canada Council for the Arts, 2008

b i b l i o g r a p h y

Sanader, Daniella E. “Jenn E. Norton Brings Oceanic Feelings to Digital Age.” Canadian Art, August 26, 2014 
Vegh, Stephanie, “Jenn E. Norton at the Art Gallery of Hamilton” AKIMBLOG, August 19, 2014

Lovell, Jessica “On-the-spot call to better St. George’s Square.” Guelph Tribune, Thursday October 12th, 2013

“JENN E. NORTON – Illusion Keeper”, Article by Sue Stewart, BlackFlash Magazine, 2013

AKIMBLOG, AKIMBO, Review, Standout Works, Terrence Dick, November 8, 2011

AKIMHITS, Featured Artist, 2011

“Art in the Digital Age: New Aritist-in-Residence Program Primed to Push Innovation”, The Record, Melissa Tait, July 25, 2011

POEISIS XIII: The Head of Orpheus, EGS Press, A Journal of Art and Communication, pg 9, 2011

What’s Up Yukon, Review by Meg Walker, February 2011

Open Season, Catalogue, Trousseau Society, 2011

Border Crossings, Review by Lee Henderson, Issue 116, pg, 82-83, 2010

ICON,VILLAIN, ANTIHERO, Catalogue, Trinity Square Video Themed Commission, 2010

NOW Magazine, Must See Shows, VTape, Very Good Advice, 2009

Whitewalls Magazine, Article on WHY + WHEREFORE, Summer Issue, pg 54, 2008

Border Crossings, Review by Nadja Sayej, Issue 105, pg 96-97, 2008

NY Arts Magazine, Interview, January-February Issue, 

a r t i s t  r e s i d e n c i e s  &  t a l k s 


Centre Sagamie, Artist Residency, Alma, Québec, 2016 
The Whole Shebang, Residency, The Riverrun Centre, Guelph, Ontario, 2013

Media Art Workshop, Guest Artist & Commissioned artwork, Burlington Art Centre. Burlington, Ontario, 2013

Interactive Digital Media Art Incubator, Residency, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2012 

An Illustrated Talk: Jenn E Norton: Rendezvous with Madness, Artist Talk, Toronto, 2011

C Magazine Supernatural Issue, Panel Discussion, The Drake Hotel, 2010 

Toronto School of Art, Guest Artist Talk, 2010

University of Toronto, Guest Artist Talk, 2009

VTape,Video Vox, In conversation with Jean Paul Kelly, 2009 

OCAD, Guest Artist, Integrated Media Thesis Class, 2009 

Le Laboratoire, Residency, The Distillery District,Toronto, Canada, 2009

On the Hour, Interview,Trinity Square Video and Workman Theater, Nuit Blanche, 2008, Toronto, ON 

The Yukon Film Society,ArtistTalk,Whitehorse,YT, 2008 

Dawson City International Short Film Festival, KIAC, panel discussion, Short Film Distribution: Methods and Madness” March 23, 2008

Trinity Square Video, ICON, Video, Residency,Toronto, Ontario, February – June, 2008 

THARS, Residency, Crag Lake, Yukon, Canada, March – May 2008 

The Factory,ArtistTalk,Hamilton,ON,January,2008

Skye Thorstenson Speaks to Jenn Norton, Youtube conversation initiated by NY Arts Magazine, 2007

MacDonald Stewart Art Centre,Artist Talk, October, 2007

VTape,ArtistTalk,July,2006 2004

OCAD, Panel Discussion,“Art in the Fourth Dimension”, 2004

Deserted Streets at Midday, Champ Libre, 6e Manifestation International Video et L’Art Electronique, Panel Discussion, Montreal, Canada

t e a c h i n g  &  p r o f e s s i o n a l  e x p e r i e n c e

• Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Editor, Video Documentation, 2012-2013

• Gunilla Josephson, Animator, Sound Technician, Editor, 2009 – 2013

• Allyson Mitchell, Editor, Animator, 2010

• Media Think, Red Carpet Diary, Entertainment Magazine, Video Editor for Broadcast, 2009-2010, 2012

• Trinity Square Video, Post-production Coordinator, 2008-2009

WADE, Sandra Rechico & Christie Pearson, Editor for video documentation, 2007

• GSA, FASTWÜRMS, The University of Guelph, September 2006 – April 2007

• GSA, Laurel Woodcock, Guelph University, September 2005 – April 2006

• Creative Process and Research, Simone Jones, OCAD, Jan-April 2005

• Time Based Media, Foundation, John Coule, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2003 – 2005

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Johanna Householder, March, 2004-Apr, 2005

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Paulette Phillips, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2004

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Rebecca Garrett, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2004

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Doug Back, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2003

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Francis LeBouthillier, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2003

• Time Based Media, Foundation, Caroline Langill, OCAD, Sept-Dec, 2003

• Site and Intervention, Integrated Media, Francis Lebouthillier, Jan-Apr, 2004

• Interaction Design, Foundation, Bruce Hinds, Feb-Apr, 2004

• Rebecca Garrett, video editor assistant, 2005

• Richard Stipl, assistant sculptor, 2005

• AWP – Atelier Wundershön Peplum, video editor, specifically for Torontotroll: night mobility laboratory / laboratoire des mobilités nocturnes through Mercer Union, 2005

• Paulette Phillips, assistant animator and assistant camera operator, 2004