Joel Taylor

As long time friends with similar aesthetic interests, Tricia Middleton and Joel Taylor began collaborating on film, installation, and single channel video in 1998. Tricia Middleton received her BFA from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Studio Arts in 1997. Joel Taylor was a Visual Arts student before moving into Film Studies at the School for Contemporary Art at Simon Fraser University. He received his BFA in Film Production in 1999.

Middleton and Taylor’s single channel videotapes have been shown all over the world at festivals including the New York Video Festival (NYC), Videobrasil Electronic Arts Festival (Sao Paolo), Argos Arts (Brussels), Tranz Tech (Toronto), Rencontres internationale Paris/Berlin (both in Paris and Berlin) and most recently, at Video Art Plastiques in Basse-Normandie. They have presented their installation work in group and solo exhibitions including recent solo exhibitions at the Khyber Centre for the Arts in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Helen Pitt Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia. Recent group shows include Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge Ontario, Saydie Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Art System in Toronto, Ontario, and the London Art Biennial in London, England.

Middleton and Taylor both currently live and work in Montreal, Quebec.


Apartment Living & West-Nile Redux

2004, 17:00 minutes, Colour

Lost In Space

2003, 11:15 minutes, colour, English

Theme Song II

2001, 03:30 minutes, colour, English

On the Romance Tip

2001, 03:30 minutes, colour, English

Variations on a Polypropylene Wrapper

2001, 06:00 minutes, colour, English


2001, 13:30 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Aesthetic Libertines
by Philippe Hamelin.
by Sylvie Gilbert. Video HEROES, 2004.