Artist

Laura Paolini

Laura Paolini (she/her pronouns), is an artist from Toronto, currently living in Ottawa. Her artwork is primarily conceptual and manifests through installations, videos, and performances. She has exhibited in galleries and has performed at art-based events and fairs, Including Hamilton Artists Inc, Xpace Cultural Centre and Nuit Blanche (supported by the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab), Toronto.
Paolini graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2007, earning a BFA with Distinction from the Sculpture/Installation Department in the Faculty of Art. She has worked habitually for many artist-run centres, including Vtape from 2008-2012, respectively. Currently pursuing an MFA in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa, she is the recipient of the Charles Gagnon Masters in Fine Arts Entrance Scholarship. Her writing and critical thoughts on art and artmaking have appeared in arts-based publications such as Les Fleurs du Mal, Fuse, Musicworks, and <H>ART International.

Videography

The Heart Is An Organ That Pumps Blood

2020, 05:24 minutes, English

Sitting in a Chair

2019, 09:06 minutes, colour

Getting Out of Bed

2019, 25:29 minutes, colour

Critical Writing

Dark Clouds Over Canadian Arts-Funding
by Laura Paolini. ART Magazine, Nov. 13, 2008, no. 43.
How Television Saved Video
by Laura Paolini. Les Fleurs Du Mal, Sept. 2006, v. 1, no. 2.