About

Canadian in national costume

Contact me  by email

I’m Canadian; I was raised in Vancouver and  I lived for  awhile in Toronto – and I LOVE Toronto – but Van is my home town.

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Mysterious Vancouver
Toronto

I make art, I make films and I write books about how cinema (and moving image work in general) is influenced by Art. That means I’m interested in scenography, cinematography, production design, VFX etc.

For a while now I’ve been based in Shoreditch, East London but my work takes me all over the place: Germany, Russia, Spain, Egypt, Switzerland – you name it. I’m always pretty much packed and ready to go.

Regents Canal, Shoreditch
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Trafalgar Square
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Vancouver neon
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Vancouver,  magic hour

My interest in history has taken me into both documentary film-making, short films and artists’ video. Much of my work explores historical events or places.

the ringmaster (Lenin)
the ringmaster (Lenin) in Nizhny Novgorod

I write about art and film.

See https://www.clippings.me/users/gillianmciver for a sample.

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One comment

  1. Hi Gillian, I have been offered a residency on kronstadt and have been looking for other artists who have been there just to get an idea of what to expect! I hope you will be able to reply. Best wishes Ceri

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