Biography

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Edie Steiner produces independent media projects, which are exhibited in international film screenings, art galleries, and published in cultural texts. She teaches arts-based practices in Canadian college and university programs and holds a PhD in Environmental Studies ((York University, 2015). New and current work includes a digital film project, Borderland Memories, collaborating with international scholars and cultural workers.

photo by Paul Till (2016)

As a member of the 1980s experimental film collective, The Funnel, Edie produced Super-8mm films in performances with her original music. She served on the Board of Directors of LIFT (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto) and made short narrative films featuring music collaborations with Canadian artists Chip Yarwood, Malcolm Lewis, Juno Award winning producer Michael Phillip Wojewoda, and Australian composers Colin Offord and Daniel Rojas. Among her published works is the text for Offord’s Bold New Strategies Suite (EMI International, 1999).

Edie Steiner’s award-winning films are screened at film festivals and in arts and education venues worldwide. Exhibitions include Arsenal Kino, Berlin; Banff Centre for the Arts; Cinematheque Ontario; Cinémathèque Québecois; Collective for Living Cinema, NYC; Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; and international film festivals (see Film Pages on this site for detailed listings). Television broadcasts include CBC, Women’s Television Network (WTN), Vision TV, MuchMusic and community cable.

Photographic collections and exhibitions include the National Gallery of Canada, Canadian  Photography collection; Art Gallery of Ontario (New Portraits and Exposure); private and public collections (CV available for detailed list). Edie Steiner’s early music artist portraits are represented by Analogue Gallery, Toronto.

Professional associations include Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC), Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the Film-Makers Cooperative (NYC), Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC), Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, and V-Tape.

You can contact Edie at the following address: edie@ediesteiner.com