Artist

Jenny Lion

Jenny Lion is a film/video maker and independent curator whose work has screened internationally, including at the Whitney Biennial, the Rotterdam Film Festival and The World Wide Video Festival, and broadcast nationally on PBS, Channel 4 (UK) and NIK (Japan), in France, Germany, Kuwait, Australia, Canada and South Africa, and has received awards, including at the Berlin Film and Dallas Video Festivals. Her work has been written about in The Village Voice, The Independent, Afterimage and The Los Angeles Times, among others. Recently, she was guest curator and coordinator of Magnetic North, a touring series of Canadian experimental video for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Video Pool in Winnipeg, and edited a book on the same subject for the University of Minnesota Press. She has an MFA from the University of California, San Diego and currently teaches at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Videography

The Sky and its Exacting Protocol

1996, 28:00 minutes, English

Critical Writing

Video art, and how to survive it: It confounds most viewers, so...
by Sarah Milroy. The Globe and Mail, Mar. 6, 2002.
Fringe Experientiality
by James Missen. Public, 2002, v. 25.
Project/Process: An Introduction to Magnetic North
by Jenny Lion. Program - Video Pool Inc., Winnipeg, Nov. Fall 2000.