DANIEL COCKBURN ……… FILMMAKER / VIDEO ARTIST

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For information on Daniel Cockburn’s first feature

You Are Here, starring Tracy Wright,

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RECENT

May 2012 New York City theatrical run of You Are Here

Apr 2012 European Media Art Festival jury member, performance All The Mistakes I’ve Made

Feb 2012 KAI10, Dusseldorf All The Mistakes I’ve Made

2012 …….Chalmers Arts Fellowship recipient

2011-12  Guest Professor: HBK Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany

2011 …….Artist in Residence, Impakt, Utrecht All The Mistakes I’ve Made

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“Toronto’s best new video artist. Last year’s Metronome was shockingly inspired, mixing Wittgenstein, movies, and pattern theory.  This year Cockburn continued the heady ideas and subtle performance…”     – Cameron Bailey

He has a rare literary talent which he serves up with visual élan, smart design sense and a playful philosophical project whose deeply lived roots is leavened throughout with humour.”     – Mike Hoolboom

“Watching one of Cockburn’s videos is like watching a Philip K. Dick novel stripped down to its girders: a collection of peculiar personal obsessions spun out into elliptical, witty/paranoid mini-narratives.”     – Wendy Banks

“Cockburn’s work is strange and recursive and curious and enthralling, and sometimes all at once.”     – Norman Wilner

“Cockburn ingeniously employs meta-narratives, witty sound/image juxtapositions and musical structures, appropriation and abstraction to craft engrossing and enigmatic stories for the 21st century. – Jon Davies

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