Wendy Geller

Wendy Geller was a student at NSCAD from 1978 to 1982, where her work was focused primarily in video and performance. She also performed during this time extensively in Halifax, including at the Centre for Art Tapes. She went on to do graduate work in video and performance at the University of California in San Diego, and taught for several years at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her installation and video work continues to be shown in the U.S. and Canada.

Artist Code: 340


Stories For The Garden: Metamorphoses

1990, 26:00 minutes, colour, English

Domestic Bliss

1987, 03:45 minutes, colour, English


1987, 11:41 minutes, colour, English, French


1986, 04:07 minutes, B&W, English

Learning About Feminine Sexuality

1986, 03:05 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

A Gift of the Self: Performing Risk
by Sandee Moore. Border Crossings, 2010, v. 29, no. 113.
by Lisa Steele. Mid-Life/Shelf-Life, 2010. Toronto: Vtape, 2010.
The Curatorial Incubator v.4: That 80s Show
by Lisa Steele. Toronto: Vtape, 2007.
Garden of Earthy Delights
by Jayne Wark and James MacSwain. Matter/Flesh/Spirit/Ground: An overview of the video work of Wendy Geller, 2003. Halifax: the Centre for Art Tapes in partnership with Dalhousie Art Gallery, 2003.
Video Primer: A Series of 5 Video Programs
by Michelle Jacques. Video Primer, 2001. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2001.
Wendy Geller's 48-hour beauty blitz: gender, class, and the...
by Jayne Wark. Art Journal, Winter 1997, no. 56.
Collection of Halifax video art recalls genre's first principles
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Nov. 16, 1995, v. 15, no. 11.
Corpus Loquendi: body for speaking
by Jan Peacock. Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1994.
Corpus Loquendi/Body for Speaking: Body-Centred Video in Halifax...
by Jan Peacock. Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1994.
Cold Snaps: Images 88, Northern Visions showcase of new film and video
by Andrew J. Patterson. Cinema Canada, Sept. 1988, no. 155.
Winnipeg Perspective 1985 Video
by Shirley Madill. The Winnipeg Perspective, 1985. Winnipeg: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1985.
by Jane Wright. British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984. Toronto: A Space, 1984.
British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984. London: Canada House Cultural Centre, 1984.