Artists & Collaborators

IOTA Studio Gallery has original artworks and limited editions for purchase by IOTA Artists and Collaborators.

IOTA also hosts STUDY GROUP, a searchable database for the purpose of interdisciplinary collaborations and/or consultation.

Jordan Bennett

IOTA Artist, Present

Bennett’s practice utilizes painting, sculpture, video, installation and sound to explore land, language, the act of visiting, familial histories and challenging colonial perceptions of indigenous histories, stereotypes and presence with a focus on exploring Mi’kmaq and Beothuk visual culture of Ktaqamkuk.

Jordan Bennett prints can be purchased exclusively in the IOTA Studio Gallery.

Ruth Marsh

Artist in Residence, 2018

IOTA: ARC presented a 15-min stop-motion, sound and video piece conjuring a technologically altered, large-scale beehive. This Immersive Experience was created by Halifax-based artist Ruth Marsh in the form of a 360 degree video original music with sound design by musician Jeremy Costello. The new work titled Cyberhive, was presented by IOTA Institute October 3, 2018 at the Sea Dome and at the Discovery Centre in May 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was supported via a 3-month artist residency with the support of technical director Nick Iwaskow.

Earthline Tattoo Collective

Featured Artists, 2019

IOTA partnered with the Earthline Tattoo Collective to present a Tattoo School, an opportunity for Indigenous artists to (re)learn their craft on Mi’kma’ki in Kjipuktuk (Halifax) between February 9th and March 16th, 2019. A public tattoo demonstration was held at the Museum of Natural History March 9th, and gave an opportunity for a broad audience to come together and discuss safe and healthy practices and spaces when teaching traditional Indigenous tattooing.

Stelarc

Featured Artist, 2019

Stelarc is a performance artist who has visually probed and acoustically amplified his body. Stelarc performed StickMan/miniStickMan May 30th and exhibited May 30-June 21 at TellTale Productions.

Dr. Jennifer Willet

Featured Artist, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Willet presented a Bio Art Workshop, “Halifax Yeast” on May 26th and an exhibition of “Untitled: Travelling Laboratory Coat”, a custom garment that has literally and metaphorically accrued layers of meaning and microbes as it moves through representation, performance, space, and time  at the Anna Leonowens Gallery from 26th to June 2nd.

Andrew Pelling

Featured Artist, 2019

Andrew Pelling presented in the IOTA Bio Art Series, “Building Augmented Living Systems from Trash, Spare Parts and Biology” ad spoke about The Pelling Lab at the University of Ottawa is a curiosity-driven research space that brings together Artists, Scientists, Social Scientists and Engineers.

Dion Kazsas and Nlaka'pamux cultural tattooing

IOTA is a creative agency that supports writing, curatorial research, and cross-disciplinary artworks in new media, the web, visual, interactive and performance art.

INTERESTED IN COLLABORATION?

IOTA: STUDY GROUP is a searchable database for the purpose of interdisciplinary collaborations.

IOTA Studio Gallery Artists

IOTA Artists & Collaborators

Amanda Shore

Curatorial Research Assistant 2020, Curator 2015

Dion Kaszas

IOTA Researcher (2020), Earthline Tattoo Collective member, Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Ruth Marsh

Artist, Bio Art Series (2019), Artist in Residence (2018)

Adrienne Crossman

IOTA Writer 2018

Amberley John

Earthline Tattoo Collective member, Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Amy Malbeuf

Earthline Tattoo Collective member, Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Angela Glanzmann

Pop Up Artist 2017

Andrew Pelling

Bio Art Series Speaker 2019

Anne Macmillan

Pop Up Artist 2017

Annie Onyi Cheung

Pop Up Artist 2017

Alisa Arsenault

Pop Up Artist 2017

Audie Murray

Earthline Tattoo Collective member, Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Barbara Lounder - head shot

Barbara Lounder

Pop Up Artist 2015

Bruce Barber

Pop Up Artist 2015

Carly Butler

Pop Up Artist 2015

Craig Leonard

Pop Up Artist 2015

D’Arcy Wilson

Pop Up Artist 2015

David Clark

IOTA Writer 2018

Earthline Tattoo Collective

Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Isabelle Arvers

IOTA Writer 2018

I-Chun Jenkins

Pop Up Artist 2017

James MacSwain

Curator 2015, Pop Up Artist 2017

Jennifer Chan

Artist

Johanna Drucker

IOTA Writer 2018

Julia Fleur McMillan

IOTA Writer 2018

J.R. Carpenter

Artist

Kate Ward

Pop Up Artist 2015

Liz Solo

Artist

Lucie Chan

Pop Up Artist 2015

Mark Bovey

Pop Up Artist 2015

Mila Waseskwan

Artist, Earthline Tattoo Collective (2019)

Mollie Cronin

Curator 2015

Nina Sellars

Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Aaron Outhwaite

Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Peter Dykhuis

Pop Up Artist 2017

Quill Christie Peters

Artist, Earthline Tattoo Collective (2019)

Rémi Belliveau

Pop Up Artist 2017

Sandra Brownlee

Pop Up Artist 2015

Sara Roth

Curator 2015

Stacey Fayant

Artist, Earthline Tattoo Collective (2019)

Stelarc

Bio Art Series Artist 2019

Terri Whetstone

Pop Up Artist 2017

WhiteFeather Hunter

Bio Art Series Artist 2019, Artist in Residence 2018, Pop Up Artist 2017

William Robinson

Pop Up Artist 2017

YORODEO

Pop Up Artist 2015

SIX QUESTIONS

IOTA conducts interviews with artists and collaborators. Click through interviews to read artists, writers, curators, and other collaborators discuss their research and practice.