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Dave Kemp

Master of Visual Studies (Studio Art), University of Toronto
Knowledge Media Design Collaborative Program, University of Toronto
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Image Arts, Photography), Ryerson University
Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), Queen’s University

Biography

Dave Kemp is a visual artist whose practice looks at the intersections and interactions between art, science and technology: particularly at how these fields shape our knowledge, perception and understanding of the world.  Dave is currently working on his PhD in Art and Visual Culture at the University of Western Ontario and is a graduate from the Master of Visual Studies program at the University of Toronto where he also completed the Collaborative Program in Knowledge Media Design. Prior to this, he earned an Image Arts (photography) BFA from Ryerson University and his BScE in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University. 

Recent activities include a presentation on The One Pixel Camera Project (2013) at the Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) conference in Banff, Alberta; a month-long display of Watched (2011) as part of the Switch video festival in Nenagh, Ireland; a solo exhibition, Prototypes, Experiments and Carefully-Considered Observations in the ArtLAB gallery at Western University; and inclusion of Data Collection (2010) as part of the Sorting Daemons exhibition which was shown at the Art Gallery of Mississauga and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Kingston, Ontario.