Elyakim (Peter) Taussig

Peter (Elyakim) Taussig is a Canadian multi-disciplinary artist, musician, performer, and video artist. In the 1980s he produced experimental videos at Ed video in Guelph, and Charles Street Video in Toronto exploring the interplay of music, performance art, and video. He also taught video production on the faculty of Ryerson Polytechnical University. His video opera Catatonics was featured at the Montreal International Film Festival and many other venues and television worldwide.
As a performance artist he has created works in collaboration with The Music Gallery, Peter Chin, and Vera Frenkel. His musical credits include the founding of the chamber music ensemble Camerata, the position of musical director of the Stratford Summer Music Festival, performances with most major Canadian symphony orchestras, and numerous recordings for the CBC.
Since 1995 he has devoted his career to electronic music composition. He currently lives in Lenox, Massachusetts.



1990, 25:11 minutes, colour, English

Event Horizon

1989, 16:30 minutes, colour, English

Greetings From the Edge of the Cliff

1988, 11:45 minutes, colour, English


1987, 10:50 minutes, Colour, English


1987, 05:50 minutes, colour, English

Elements (Earth, Water, Fire, Air)

1987, 101:00 minutes, colour, n/a

Sirens of Aquarius

1986, 21:50 minutes, colour, English

After Image

1985, 07:35 minutes, Colour, English

Two Dialogues

1983, 10:20 minutes, colour, English