Artist

TJ Cuthand

TJ Cuthand was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and grew up in Saskatoon. Since 1995, he has been making short experimental narrative videos and films about sexuality, madness, youth, love, and race, which have screened in festivals internationally, including the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, Mix Brasil Festival of Sexual Diversity in Sao Paolo, Hot Docs in Toronto, imagineNATIVE in Toronto, Frameline in San Francisco, Outfest in Los Angeles, and Oberhausen International Short Film Festival in Germany, where his short Helpless Maiden Makes an ‘I” Statement won honourable mention. His work has also screened at galleries including the Mendel in Saskatoon, The National Gallery in Ottawa, and Urban Shaman in Winnipeg.
Cuthand completed his BFA, majoring in Film and Video, at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and his Masters of Arts in Media Production at X University. In 1999, he was an artist in residence at Videopool and Urban Shaman in Winnipeg, where he completed
Through The Looking Glass.  In 2012, he was an artist in residence at Villa K. Magdalena in Hamburg, Germany, where he completed Boi Oh Boi. In 2015, he was commissioned by imagineNATIVE to make 2 Spirit Introductory Special $19.99.
In the summer of 2016 Cuthand began working on a 2D video game called A Bipolar Journey based on their experience learning and dealing with his bipolar disorder. It showed at imagineNATIVE, and he is planning to further develop it. He has also written three feature screenplays and sometimes does performance art. Cuthand is of Plains Cree and Scots descent, a member of Little Pine First Nation, and currently reside in Toronto.

Videography

Neurotransmitting

2021, 08:23 minutes, English

Medicine and Magic

2020, 05:00 minutes, colour, English

Medicine Bundle

2020, 09:33 minutes, colour, English

Less Lethal Fetishes

2019, 09:24 minutes, colour, English

Reclamation

2018, 11:00 minutes, colour, English

The Longform Lesbian Census

2017, 04:21 minutes, colour, English

2 Spirit Dreamcatcher Dot Com

2017, 04:56 minutes, colour, English

2 Spirit Introductory Special $19.99

2015, 04:47 minutes, colour, English

Just Dandy

2013, 07:38 minutes, colour, English

Boi Oh Boi

2012, 09:32 minutes, colour, English

Sight

2012, 03:33 minutes, colour, English, closed captions

Homelands

2010, 53:00 minutes, colour, Cree and English

TJ Cuthand Compilation - for educational sales

2008, 42:00 minutes, B&W/colour titles, English

You Are A Lesbian Vampire

2008, 03:17 minutes, B&W/colour titles, English

Madness in Four Actions

2008, 08:09 minutes, B&W, English

Love & Numbers

2004, 09:00 minutes, colour, English

Anhedonia

1999, 09:30 minutes, colour, English

Helpless Maiden Makes An "I" Statement

1999, 06:00 minutes, colour, English

Through the Looking Glass

1999, 13:54 minutes, colour, English

Untouchable

1998, 04:14 minutes, colour, English

Bisexual Wannabe

1997, 02:30 minutes, colour, English

My Sister

1996, 05:00 minutes, colour, English

Lessons in Baby Dyke Theory

1995, 03:00 minutes, Colour, English