nichola feldman-kiss is a Canadian artist of Caribbean, African, European and Jewish heritage. Her practice is a performative and relational exploration of body and embodiment, statelessness and belonging, identity and autobiography, witness and traumatic memory, empathy and collectivity. Her art and technology innovations have been hosted by the National Research Council of Canada, the Ottawa Hospital Eye Institute, the Department of National Defense, and the United Nations. feldman-kiss has consulted on the development of Canadian new media art research policy since 2001. The artist holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, and currently lives and works in Toronto.
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2022 / core / exhibitionSIREN is a solo exhibition by the Toronto-based inter-disciplinary artist nichola feldman-kiss. The multi-layered presentation encompasses Siren III, a new large-scale single-channel video installation and surfacings, a new installation of video prints commissioned for the entrance of the Koffler Gallery. At the core of SIREN is a reflection on concepts of diaspora, migration and displacement, the paradox of national boundaries and borders within an ecology of elemental flows.