Alex Poruchnyk

Alex Poruchnyk is an internationally-recognized video artist who has taught video for over fifteen years. His last feature length video was purchased by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and has toured through the United States. Poruchnyk teaches at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art.



1983, 14:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

A Gift of the Self: Performing Risk
by Sandee Moore. Border Crossings, 2010, v. 29, no. 113.
The Lingering Present: Canadian Video Art in its Youth: 1968-1986
by Lisa Steele. Analogue, 2006. Preston: Electronic and Digital Art Unit, 2006.
Transcendental Video
by Bev Pike. Poolside, 2005, v. 2004.
Frames Frozen
by Alex Poruchnyk. Paper Wait, 2002, v. 4.
Winnipeg Perspective 1985 Video
by Shirley Madill. The Winnipeg Perspective, 1985. Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1985.
Video Pool Inc.
by Andrea Philp. Video Guide, Winter 1983, v. 5, no. 5.