Headlines (LESBI)

inkjet photograph on archival paper
13″ x 19″
edition 2 of 5

Estimate $550

For the past twenty years Nina Levitt has worked in photography, installation and video. Their practice examines the representation of women in popular culture and often relies on the recovery and manipulation of existing images. Nina’s work has been shown extensively in Canada, and in several shows in the UK and the US, and has been widely published and reviewed including feature articles in Parachute #100 and Canadian Art. Notable exhibitions include Otherwordly, “The Uncanny: Experiments in Cyborg Culture” (Vancouver Art Gallery) and “Little Breeze” at the Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough.

Recent research and artworks focused on the representation of women spies during WWII. THIN AIR, the second in a trilogy of shows on this subject was at the Koffler Gallery in Toronto, March 2008. The third and final work was shown at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, November 2009. A catalogue of these works was published by the galleries and is available at ABC Art Books. Most recently, Nina was commissioned to produce new photographic work for Women’s College Hospital’s 100th anniversary for an exhibition at The Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.


artwork courtesy of the artist