Vtape’s administrative, creative and technical employees are some of this country’s most knowledgeable in the field of distribution. Vtape staff are practicing artists, bringing with them personal experience in the areas of technology, production, promotion, dissemination and exhibition.
Kate Barry has been involved in artist run culture since 1998. She an artist and cultural worker investigating the performative capacity of the human body through drawing, video and performance art. Kate has held positions at aluCine Latin film & media arts festival, Carleton University Art Gallery, Galerie SAW Gallery, and the Western Front. She currently sits on the Board of FADO Performance Art Centre and is Project Coordinator for Caught in the Act Volume 2 edited by Johanna Householder and Tanya Mars. Kate holds a BFA from Emily Carr University, and an MFA from the University of Ottawa. She has exhibited or performed works at the National Gallery of Canada, Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa), Galerie SAW Gallery (Ottawa), The Rider Project (New York City) and Glad Day Event Space (Toronto). She has also self-produced work at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Musée d’Orsay (Paris, France) and Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Canada).