WhiteFeather is a Canadian artist/researcher, educator, consultant and writer currently based in Montreal.
WhiteFeather works in a variety of traditional and new media, including soft sculpture, textiles, BioArt, video, performance, photography, digital surveillance, DIY hacking/electronics, and writing.
The majority of her work deals with issues around identity and physicality, affectation and instinct, where cloth can stand in for skin and/or bodily matter can become material for making.
WhiteFeathers most recent work includes tissue engineering, utilizing textile structures in the creation of laboratory specimens of semi-living organisms, as well as hacking laboratory apparatuses as part of the materiality of the work.
WhiteFeather is a multiple-award winner and grant recipient, currently completing an MFA in Fibres and Material Practices at Concordia University. She is currently Artist-in-Residence at the Pelling Laboratory for Biophysical Manipulation (University of Ottawa) as well as at Fluxmedia Lab (Concordia University).
She has shown and performed work in solo, group and collaborative exhibitions in Canada, the US and Australia, given artist talks internationally and been featured in international magazines, newspapers, hardcover art books and television spotlights. WhiteFeather saw her work go viral in 2012 with 5+ million hits in 3 days, via reddit front page.