Jean-Paul Kelly is a Toronto-based artist born in London, Canada (1977). He creates videos, drawings and photographs that are often displayed together. His work has exhibited at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto, 2011 and 2013), Vox Populi (Philadelphia, 2013), Scrap Metal Gallery (Images Festival, Toronto, 2013), Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art (Toronto, 2010), Cambridge Galleries (2009), Gallery TPW (Toronto, 2005 and 2008) and Tokyo Wonder Site (2006). Kelly was the recipient of the Film Society of Lincoln Centre's Kazuko Trust Award at the 2014 New York Film Festival, and was a guest artist at the 2013 Flaherty International Film Seminar. Other screenings include Views from the Avant-Garde, New York Film Festival (2013), European Media Arts Festival (Osnabrück, 2013), International Festival of Films on Art (Montreal, 2013), International Film Festival Rotterdam (2013), Toronto International Film Festival (2012), Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (2012), Migrating Forms (New York, 2010), Arsenal–Institute for Film and Video Art (Berlin, 2009), Rencontres Internationales (Paris, 2004 and 2006) and Pleasure Dome (Toronto, 2003). From 2009 to 2012, Kelly was Programming Director and Curator of Trinity Square Video (Toronto). He holds a Master of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto (2005).
2014, 12:50 minutes, Colour, English
2013, 29:10 minutes, Colour, English subtitles
2013, 12:43 minutes, Colour, English
2013, 04:46 minutes, Colour, No language
2012, 05:10 minutes, colour
2010, 04:23 minutes, colour
2008, 30:00 minutes, colour
2002, 17:51 minutes
by . Film Society Lincoln Center, 2014.
by . C Magazine, Fall 2013, no. 119.
by . "(Mary, Mary) Are these the hands that cut?", 2006. Toronto: Pleasure Dome, 2006.