Nikki Forrest

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland 1964. Moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1977. Completed BFA (major in painting) at University of Saskatchewan in 1985. Worked as program coordinator of AKA artist run centre, 1987-91. Founding member and producer at Video Verité, Saskatoon 1989-91. Nikki has produced numerous video installations and videos that have been exhibited worldwide. Completed MFA at Concordia (Open Media) in 1994. Currently lives and works in Montreal where she continues to produce video and installation work.



2003, 06:00 minutes, Colour, English


2002, 24:00 minutes, colour & B & W, English


2002, 04:00 minutes, B&W, English

My Heart the Rock Star

2001, 02:00 minutes, colour, English

Stravaig Errance

1999, 09:35 minutes, colour, English


1997, 09:00 minutes, colour, English


1995, 07:00 minutes, colour, English

Imagined Self

1990, 04:00 minutes, colour, English

Anima / Animus

1989, 05:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

by Sylvie Gilbert. Video HEROES, 2004.
My Heart
by Shawna Dempsey. Poolside, 2003. Winnipeg: Video Pool Inc., 2003.
Speaking Bodies
by Nicole Gingras. Exhibition Catalogue, 2000. Ottawa: Gallery 101, 2000.
Who's Afraid of Film & Video in Scotland?: The Exhibition of...
by Ann Vance. Variant, Summer 1999, v. 2, no. 8.
Great Scots: Video artists record what's Glasgowing on
by Keith Marchand. Mirror, Nov. 26, 1998.
Videos d'Ecosse: Video From Scotland
by Nikki Forrest. Videos d'Ecosse, 1998. Montreal: articule, 1998.
La rentrée vidéo
by Marie-Michèle Cron. VOIR (Montréal edition), Aug. 28, 1997.
CineCycle show probes age of edited identities
by Peter Goddard. The Toronto Star, Feb. 8, 1996.
Gays and Guns: Diversity in Mois de la Photo
by Henry Lehmann. Montreal Mirror, Sept. 21, 1995.