Mark Lewis, Media Artist
Film artist Mark Lewis is to be Canada's representative at the Venice Biennale 2009. (Mark Lewis) A film artist and photographer who deconstructs traditional filmmaking techniques is to represent Canada at the 2009 Venice Biennale of Visual Art. Lewis started out as a photographer, but has become recognized and critically acclaimed as a filmmaker. He attended Harrow College of Art in London, England, and the Polytechnic of Central London. He now lives and works in London. His work is included in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Muse d'art contemporain de Montral and the Centre Pompidou in Paris.