BIOGRAPHY

Eva Kolcze is a Toronto-based artist, filmmaker and educator who creates films and installations based around themes of landscape, architecture and the body. Her work has screened at venues and festivals including the National Gallery of Canada, Anthology Film Archives, the Gardiner Museum, Cinémathèque québécoise, Birch Contemporary, International Rotterdam Film Festival, Oberhausen Film Festival and the Images Festival. She’s also instructed youth and adult filmmaking workshops at the Toronto International Film Festival, York University, Harbourfront Centre, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto and Artscape Gibraltar Point. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from OCAD University and a Master of Fine Art from York University.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION
2014   York University - Master of Fine Arts in Film Production
2007   OCAD University - Bachelor of Fine Arts (with distinction) in Integrated Media
2006   OCAD University - Off Campus Studies, Florence Italy
2002   Ryerson University - Certificate in Film Studies

SCREENINGS
2017  (S8) Mostra de Cinema PeriféricoBy The Time We Got To Expo, A Coruña, Spain
2017  $100 Film Festival, By The Time We Got To Expo, Calgary, AB
2017   Factory Theatre, By The Time We Got To Expo, part of the Hand-Processed & Experimental Program, Hamilton, ON
2017    II Fronteira Festival, Facing the Waves, part of the LAND(E)SCAPES program,  Goiania, Brazil
2017    Alchemy Film Festival, By The Time We Got To Expo, part of the Rhythms Crackle Program, Hawick, Scotland
2017    Projection Screening Series, Modern Island, La Station, Nice, France
2017    Kinosmiðja Screening Series, All That Is Solid, programmed by Terra Jean Long, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016    aCinema Screening Series, Markings 1-3, 'Not Similar to Anything, Just Similar' program, Milwaukee, WI
2016    Victoria Film Festival, All That Is Solid, Shorts program: Ontario, Victoria, BC
2016    Bienal de la Imagen an Movimiento, By The Time We Got To Expo, What's Clear becomes Crystal program, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016    Festival Nouveau Cinema, Cinémathèque québécoise, Facing the Waves, Montreal, QC
2016    Pacific Cinematheque, DIM Cinema, All That Is Solid, curated by Melanie O’Brien, Vancouver, BC
2016    In/Future Festival at Ontario Place, By The Time We Got To Expo, curated by Janine Marchessault, Toronto, ON
2016    City of Mississauga: Culture, Art on the Screens, By The Time We Got To Expo, Celebration Square, Mississauga, ON
2016    Crazy Dames: We Built this City part of the Gardiner Community Arts Space, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON
2016    Edge of Frame Programme Three,  DIY Space for London, Markings 1-3, London, UK
2016    (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico, Facing the WavesLa internacional impresionista program, A Coruña, Spain
2016    Images Festival, This Illuminated World Program, By The Time We Got To Expo, Toronto, ON
2016    Shapeshifters: An Evening of Experimental Cinema, The Grange Film Series, All That Is Solid, East Haddam, CT
2016    Pleasure Dome New Toronto Works, AGX Film Collective, By The Time We Got To Expo, Waltham, MA
2016    Pleasure Dome New Toronto Works, Center for Performance Research, By The Time We Got To Expo, Brooklyn, NY
2016    Festival International Du Films Sur L'ArtBy The Time We Got To Expo, Montreal, QC
2016    National Gallery of CanadaThe Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2016, 
               By The Time We Got To Expo, Ottawa, ON
2016    Art Court Theatre / Canadian Film Institute, By The Time We Got To Expo, Ottawa, ON
2016    Copenhagen Architecture Film Festival, All That Is Solid, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016    Scratch Projection, EXPRMTL GRRL, Markings 1-3, Paris, France
2016    Experiments In Cinema, Best of the Festival, Markings 1-3, Southwest Film Centre, Albuquerque, NM
2016    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Dinamo P&I Screening, Facing The Waves, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2016    Filmmakers Co-op, New Year New Works, All That Is Solid, New York, NY
2016    DocPoint, Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, By The Time We Got To Expo, Helsinki, Finland
2016    The 8Fest, Facing The Waves, Toronto, ON
2015    Café Ex - The Films of Philip Hoffman, By The Time We Got To Expo, Ottawa, ON
2015    Echo Park Film Centre, Northern Light: New Experimental Works, By The Time We Got To Expo, Los Angeles, CA
2015    Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, By The Time We Got To Expo, Czech Republic
2015    Winnipeg Design Festival, All That Is Solid, Winnipeg, MB
2015    Analogica Film Festival, All That Is Solid, Bolzano, Italy
2015    Antimatter Film Festival, By The Time We Got To Expo, Victoria, BC
2015    Festival Nouveau CinemaBy The Time We Got To Expo, Montreal, QC
2015    Pleasuredome New Toronto Works, By The Time We Got To Expo, Toronto, ON
2015    EMMEDIA, Fresh Short Shorts program, All That Is Solid, Calgary, AB
2015    EXIS Experimental Film and Video Festival, International Competition EX-Now, All That Is Solid, Seoul, Korea
2015    Arkipel International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, All That Is Solid, Jarkarta, Indonesia
2015    VideoEx, Architecture Light and Space program, All That Is Solid, Zurich, Switzerland
2015    Vivo Media Arts Centre, Urban Decay Program, All That Is Solid, Vancouver BC
2015    Lux, The Film Farm Lux 20th Anniversary Show, By The Time We Got To Expo, London UK
2015    Echo Park Film Centre, Not So Static: Lorenzo Gattorna & Close Company, Badlands, Los Angeles, CA
2015    Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, All That Is Solid and By The Time We Got To Expo, Winnipeg, MB
2015    Montreal Underground Film Festival, All That Is Solid, Montreal, QC
2015    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, All That Is Solid, Oberhausen, Germany
2015    Canadian Film Day, Why We Love Canadian Film, Modern Island, York University, Toronto, ON
2015    Proceso de Error - Festival Internacional de Video Experimental, Markings 1-3, Valparaíso, Chile
2015    Iowa City International Documentary Festival, All That Is Solid, Iowa City, IA
2015    Images Festival, All That Is Solid, Toronto, ON
2015    Art Cinema OFFoff, Young Vagrants, Badlands, Ghent, Belgium
2015    Counterpath, Collaboration with Nature program, Markings 1-3, Boulder, CO
2015    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Dinamo P&I Screening, All That Is Solid, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2015    Gladstone Hotel, Re-Imagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67, By The Time I Got To Expo, Toronto, ON
2014    Echo Park Film Centre, Collaboration with Nature program, Markings 1-3, Los Angeles, CA
2014    Centre Fotografico Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Antimatter Mexico Tour, Modern Island, Oaxaca, Mexico
2014    Casa Nueve, Antimatter Mexico Tour, Modern Island San Andrés, Cholula, Mexico
2014    Jackman Hall, Art Gallery Of Ontario, Depth of Field, All That Is Solid, Toronto, ON
2014    Northwest Film Forum, Collaboration with Nature program, Markings 1-3, Seattle, Washington
2014    Rogers Cable 10, XS Network, Modern Island, Toronto, ON
2014    Pleasure Dome, Film Farm: A Pact with Process, Markings 1-3, Toronto, ON
2014    Festival De Lima, Otras Miradas program, Markings 1-3, Lima, Peru
2014    Synethsesia III - Film and Music, Markings 1-3, Toronto, ON
2014    Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, Badlands, Haverhill, MA
2014    Montreal Experimental Film Festival, Badlands, Montreal, QC
2014    Experimental Film Fest Portland, Collaboration with Nature program, Markings 1-3, Portland, OR
2014    Images Festival, Modern Island, Toronto, ON
2014    Alchemy Film Festival, Markings 1-3, Hawick, Scotland
2014    Exploded View Gallery, Collaboration with Nature program, Markings 1-3, Tuscon, AZ
2014    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Modern Island, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014    The 8 Fest, Badlands, Toronto, ON
2014    Open City Cinema, Badlands, Winnipeg, MB
2013    Ghost Hole V, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Badlands, Toronto Islands
2013    Nuit Blanche, CFMDC 'Merging Solitudes', Markings 1-3, Toronto, ON
2013    CFMDC TV, Markings 1-3 http://www.cfmdc.tv/index.html
2013    Transient Visions: Festivals of the Moving Image, Modern Island, Johnson City, NY
2013    Rare Earth, FPS Screening, Plug Projects, Markings 1-3, Kansas City, MO
2013    Anthology Film Archives, Experimental Documentaries, Modern Island, New York, NY
2013    Cinesthesia Feminist Film Festival, Markings 1-3, Carbondale, IL
2013    Experiments In Cinema, Markings 1-3, Albuquerque, NM
2013    Under New Management - Video Rental Store, Modern Island ,ODD Gallery, Dawson, Yukon
2012    Gaze #3 Material Worlds, Artist’s Television Access, Markings 1 - 3, San Francisco, CA
2012    Antimatter Film Festival, Modern Island, Victoria BC
2012    Nuit Blanche, K-Town If You Leave Me Now, Toronto
2012    Montreal Underground Film Festival, Modern Island, Montreal QC
2012    Spark Contemporary Art Space, If You Leave Me Now K-Town, Syracuse, NY
2012    Rhubarb Festival, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, K-Town, Toronto, ON
2010    Toronto Urban Film Festival 2010, Holy Ed's, Toronto, ON
2008    Gallery Lambton, The Streets of Florence, Sarnia, ON

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010   XPACE Cultural Centre, 775 King St. West, Toronto

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017   Angell Gallery, The Readable City, All That Is Solid and Facing the Waves, curated by Bill Clarke, Toronto, ON
2015   Birch Contemporary, New Monuments Forget The Future,  curated by Rebecca Travis, All That Is Solid, Toronto, ON
2012   Director’s Lounge, Urban Research, 775 King St. West, Berlin, Germany
2011   Artscape Gibraltar Point, ALL CAPS Festival, Lighthouse, Toronto
2011   Union Gallery, Topographies, 775 King St. West, Kingston, ON
2010   Under New Management, Video Rental and Newmedialand, Modern Island, Toronto
2009   Cinecycle, Mom Jeans (performer), Toronto
2009   The Big On Bloor Festival, Cover Stories, Toronto
2009   Minnow and Bass Gallery, As Much as Possible, Cover Stories,Toronto
2007   OCAD Graduate Exhibition, Four Corners, Toronto.
2007   Toronto Free Gallery, Crossing Borders / Crossing Boundaries (performer), Toronto
2006   XPACE Cultural Centre, Do Me performance, FADO International Performance Festival, Toronto.
2006   Mayday Gallery, In Transit, Florence, Italy
2006   OCAD Studio, Those Who go, Those Who Stay, Florence, Italy
2005   OCAD Studio, The 33 Show, Florence, Italy
2004   Transit Space, AWOL (the alternative uses of AOL CDs), Toronto.

GRANTS & AWARDS
2015    Toronto Arts Council - Visual and Media Arts Project Grant
2015    Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto - Production Support Grant
2015    Ontario Arts Council - Media Artists Grant
2014    Toronto Arts Council - Media Artists Grant
2013    Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2010    Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto - Production Support Grant
2007    Kodak Canada Prize
2007    Charles Street Video Award
2005    Friends of OCA Scholarship for Film and Video -- Ontario College of Art and Design
2003    CE Film Studies Award for excellence in Production Design – Ryerson University

CONFERENCES /  WORKSHOPS
2011    Independent Imaging Retreat (The Film Farm), Mount Forest Ontario - Participant

CURATION / PROGRAMMING
2016    Lindsay McIntyre Records and Reconstructions, 16mm film performance, co-presented by  imagineNATIVE Film Festival, Artscape Sandbox, Toronto, ON

LECTURES / TALKS
2017    Artist talk, part of the group exhibition 'The Readable City' at Angell Gallery
2017    Panel discussion, Professional Practice course, OCAD University
2011    Topographies, artist talk at Union Gallery, Kingston Ontario
2008    Sunday Scene, artist talk, the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

RESIDENCIES
2014    The Banff Centre, Summer Banff Artist In Residence (BAIR) Program
2013    Artscape Gibraltar Point, Independent Artist Residency, Toronto Islands
2011    Artscape Gibraltar Point, Independent Artist Residency, Toronto Islands

MEMBERSHIPS
2015-2016 - Pleasure Dome Programming Collective
2009 – present - Liaison Of Independent Filmmakers Toronto

TEACHING
2017    Instructor, Bolex Camera and Hand Processing Workshop, Beal Secondary School, London, ON
2017    Guest Instructor, Documentary Workshop, Trent University Durham Campus, Oshawa, ON
2017    Instructor, Filmstrip As Canvas Workshop, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto, Toronto, ON
2017    Instructor, Production Design Basics, Toronto International Film Festival, Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, ON
2016    Instructor, Film Decay Workshop, Arts4All, Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Centre, Toronto, ON
2016    Instructor, Tinting and Toning Black and White Film, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto, Toronto, ON
2016    Instructor, Bolex Camera and Hand Processing Workshops, Various film production classes, York University
2016    Instructor, Filmstrip As Canvas Workshop, in conjunction with the North Bay Film Festival, North Bay, ON
2016    Instructor, Drawing on Film Activity at the Big on Bloor Festival, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto, Toronto, ON
2016    Instructor, Filmstrip As Canvas Workshop, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto, Toronto, ON
2016    Instructor, Film For Artists: Site and Cycle Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands
2016    Instructor, Toronto International Film Festival / Mount Sinai Hospital, Drawing on Film Workshop
2016    Instructor, Toronto International Film Festival / Baycrest Hospital, Stop-Motion Animation Workshop
2016    Director / Instructor, March Break Digital Media Stop-Motion Animation Camp, Harbourfront Centre 2016
2015    Instructor, Filmstrip As Canvas Workshop, London Ontario Media Arts Association, London, Ontario
2015    Instructor, Process Cinema Workshop, London Ontario Media Arts Association, London, Ontario
2015    Instructor, Process Cinema Workshop, in conjunction with LIFT and Near North Media Lab, North Bay, ON
2015    Instructor, Drawing on Film Activity at the Big on Bloor Festival, Liaison of Independent Filmmakers Toronto, Toronto, ON
2015    Instructor, Parkdale Youth Video Workshop  (in conjunction with the Parkdale Film and Video Showcase) 
2015    Instructor, Film For Artists: Site and Cycle Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands
2014    Instructor, Process Cinema Workshop, Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television (EICTV), Havana, Cuba. 
2014    Teaching Assistant, Film, Television and Society, York University, Toronto, ON
2013    Instructor, York Region Filmmaking Workshop, York University, Toronto, ON

PUBLICATIONS
2016    Levine, Matthew, By The Time We Got To Expo, Found Footage Magazine, May 2016
2016    Heaney, Olivia, The “New” Nostalgia of Montreal’s 44th Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, The Los Angeles Review of Books,
           Jan 26, 2016
2015    Smith, Justine, 'The Rebels and Vanguards of Montreal's Festival De Nouveau Cinema', The Globe and Mail, 10/25/15
2015    Lear, Rowan, 'New Monuments Forget the Future', this is tomorrow, September 2, 2015
2015    Schechter, Fran 'Gallery Crawl: Eva Kolcze, David R. Harper and more' July 31, 2015
2015    Broomer, Stephen, 'Eva Kolcze: The Protagonist of Architecture', The Seventh Art, May 25, 2015
2015    Valencia, Jacqueline, 'Images Festival 2015', MUBI.COM, April 18, 2015
2015    Mechanical Forest Sound, 'Images Festival Reviews 2015' Mechanical Forest Sound, April 9, 2015
2015    Wilner, Norman, 'Images Festival: 28th edition of the festival sprawls around town', Now Toronto April 8, 2015
2014    Camarena, David, ‘Markings 1-3’. Experiments in Cinema, August, 2014
2014    Griffin, Paolo, 'A Mash-up of Music and Film with FAWN & Seventh Art'. New Music Toronto May '14
2014    Fava, Matthew, 'A thoughtful retrospect on Synesthesia III'. Canadian Music Cente, May 8, 2014
2014    Valencia, Jacqueline, 'My Introduction to The 8 Fest and 3 films.' These Girls On Film, Jan 15, 2014
2013    Anderson, Jason, 'The Ed is Nigh', The Grid TO, July 31, 2013
2011    Purdie, Jocelyn, 'Topographies', exhibition catalogue, December 2011
2011    Kotzer, Zach, 'All Caps Breezes Onto Toronto Shores', Torontoist, August 17 2011
2011    Barr, Jessica Marion, 'Not On Any Map: Charting Topographies', August 2010
2010    Vaughn, R.M, 'Eva Kolcze at XPACE Cultural Centre', The Globe and Mail, September 25, 2010

DISTRIBUTION
Lightcone
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre
VIVO Media Arts Centre / Video Out