Christine Negus is a multidisciplinary artist and writer employing humour and irony to investigate nostalgia and loss. Her works range from ephemeral objects, including glittery party banners, neon signs and artificially-flowered memorial wreaths, to single-channel animations and videos that are all steeped in an amusingly sweet sadness.
Christine received the National Film Board of Canada’s Best Emerging Canadian Video/Filmmaker award through the Images Festival in 2008 and she won one of two jury prizes at the Milwaukee Underground Film Festival in 2012. Her creative writing has been included in the in the anthology Blast/Counterblast, edited by Anthony Elms and Steve Reinke. Additionally, her works have been reviewed in The Globe and Mail and Modern Painters.
Christine received her MFA in 2010 from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and her BFA from Western University in London, Ontario in 2008. Some of her notable exhibitions and screenings include: Dalhousie Art Gallery, Montreal Underground Film Festival, Cambridge Galleries, Art Gallery of York University, Xpace Cultural Centre, Artists’ Television Access in San Francisco, California and Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. She has had solo exhibitions at Gallery TPW, gallerywest and Julius Caesar in Chicago, Illinois.
2015, 01:51 minutes, colour, No language
2013, 01:06 minutes, colour, English
2013, 03:08 minutes, colour, English
2013, 02:25 minutes, colour, English
2013, 04:55 minutes, colour, English
2012, 01:36 minutes, colour, English
2010, 06:58 minutes, colour, English
2010, 02:52 minutes, colour, silent
2010, 01:33 minutes, colour, English
2010, 02:45 minutes, colour, English
2010, 01:55 minutes, colour, English
wild horses couldn’t drag me away
2009, 03:39 minutes, colour, English
2009, 03:00 minutes, colour, English
we can’t see their shape from this far away, but we can hear them
2009, 03:02 minutes, colour, English
2007, 17:05 minutes, colour, English