ALYSSA BORNN
b. 1992. Winnipeg, MB
alyssabornn [at] gmail [dot] com

CV

EDUCATION
2019 University of Manitoba BFA Hons. Studio

SELECTED EXHIBITION HISTORY
2023 placeholder. PAVED Arts. Saskatoon, SK *
2022 Soft Ceiling. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. Winnipeg, MB *
2020 The Art Happens Here: Net Art’s Archival Poetics. Mediatheque Monitor. Dunlop Art Gallery. Regina, SK
2019 Labour of Love: On Digital Economies. Plug In ICA. Winnipeg, MB
2019 EDAA Finalists Exhibition. Trinity Square Video. Toronto, ON
2019 Summoning a Likeness. BFA Graduating Exhibition. School of Art. Winnipeg, MB 
2019 a cloak, a mirror, a net. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. Winnipeg, MB 
2018 Annual Curated Student Exhibition. aceartinc. Winnipeg, MB 
2017 mappings. Flux Gallery. Winnipeg, MB * 
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PROJECTION / PERFORMANCE
2019 Eclipsing. Light Terrors. PAVED Arts. Saskatoon, SK
2019 Eclipsing. Light Terrors. Saskatchewan Film Pool. Regina, SK
2018 Eclipsing. Light Terrors. Pleasure Dome. Toronto, ON
2018 Eclipsing. Light Terrors. Winnipeg, MB
2018 Analog Visuals for Odd Narrative (DE/NL). Forthwith Festival. Winnipeg, MB
2017 Analog Visuals for Richie Herbst (AT). Forthwith Festival. Winnipeg, MB

SELECTED SCREENING HISTORY
2019 Laminar pt. 1. Canadá Experimental. Lumiton Usina Audiovisual. Buenos Aires, AR
2019 Laminar pt. 1. Artifact Small Format Film Festival. Calgary, AB
2019 Laminar pt. 1. Winnipeg Film Group Members' Screening. Winnipeg, MB
2019 Star Machine. Winnipeg Film Group Members' Screening. Winnipeg, MB
2018 Laminar pt.1. Shorts: PLATFORM Members' Screening. Winnipeg, MB
2018 Laminar pt.1. Send + Receive v20. Winnipeg, MB
2017 Star Machine. Shorts: PLATFORM Members' Screening. Winnipeg, MB
2017 Star Machine. One Take Super 8. Winnipeg, MB
2017 material test 01. Antimatter [Media Art]. Victoria, BC
2016 material test 01. CAVE / Cellular Cinema. Minneapolis, MN
2016 material test 01. One Take Super 8. Winnipeg, MB

WORKSHOPS LED 
2023 Multidimensional Collage (or 3D imaging for 2D output). November 2. PAVED Arts.
2023 Darkroom Drop In. July 29. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.
2022 On-going Exposures - Lumen Prints. October 6 + 7. via PLATFORM for Culture Days.
2020 Darkroom Essentials. March 4 + 5. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.
2019 Darkroom Essentials. May 25. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. 
2019 Darkroom Essentials. May 4 + 5. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. 
2019 Super 8 Seance. April 14 + 15. PAVED Arts. 
2019 Darkroom Essentials. February 23 + 24. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. 
2019 Professional Development : Non-Toxic B/W: Caffenol. January 25. U of M School of Art. 
2019 Professional Development : C41 Handprocessing. January 25. U of M School of Art. 
2019 Professional Development : C41 Handprocessing. January 21. U of M School of Art. 
2018 Darkroom Essentials. February 24 + 25. PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.

AWARDS + BURSARIES + GRANTS
2022 Winnipeg Arts Council - Emerging Artist
2021 PLATFORM Photography Award
2020 Canada Council Explore and Create - Research and Creation
2020 Manitoba Arts Council - Create
2020 Manitoba Arts Council Share - Connecting at a Distance
2019 Emerging Digital Artist Award (EDAA)
2018 Shanski Fine Arts Bursary
2018 Manitoba Arts Council - Student Bursary
2018 Scott Wachal Memorial Bursary
2018 Gissur Eliasson Memorial Scholarship
2018 UMSU Scholarship
2017 Manitoba Arts Council - Student Bursary
2016 Manitoba Arts Council - Student Bursary

 

Alyssa Bornn lives and works in Winnipeg, MB. Her work is primarily centered around ideas relating to transference, interchangeability, language, failure, and the poetics of technical processes. She makes images and objects informed by an interest in early computing, textile production, play, and in the pursuit of visual joy.

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To inquire about work availability and pricing, exhibition or professional opportunities please send me an email HERE

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