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Barbara Greczny

Barbara is a classically trained portrait photographer who has a long history in the visual arts. She is a graduate of the OCAD University with a BFA in Integrated Media. Upon graduation she won the William F. White prize for film/video and the Ross Fletcher film award. She also holds a Master of Fine Degree in Documentary Media from Ryerson University. She was a core member of the Symbiosis Collective (1992-1997), a multi-disciplinary artist collective committed to the integration of various art disciplines within the context of site-specific non-traditional exhibition spaces. The collectives previous art interventions in compelling sites such as a nineteenth century church, a twentieth century cosmetic surgery clinic, and a turn-of-the-millennium banking institution, provided an environment which encouraged dialogue between audience, artworks, site history and conceptual ideas of space. Barbara’s photography and video work have been displayed during Scotia Bank’s Nuit Blanche from 2006-2008. Her photo-video piece Soul Trip 999 (Nuit Blanche 2008) was highlighted on the New York based online magazine Sensitive Skin. Her photographs have been published in the former EYE magazine, the Toronto Star, Dogs in Canada, Martiart, Fireweed and others. Personal site BarbaraGreczny.com

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