Mike Hoolboom

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Mike Hoolboom

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Mike Hoolboom is a Canadian artist working in film and video. He is the author of “Plague Years” (1998), “Fringe Film in Canada” (2000) and “Practical Dreamers” (2008) and a novel, “The Steve Machine” (2008). He has co-edited books on media artists Philip Hoffman (2000) and Frank Cole (2009), and co-authored a book on David Rimmer (2009). He is a founding member of the Pleasure Dome screening collective, and has worked as the artistic director of the Images Festival and the experimental film co-ordinator at Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. He has won more than thirty international prizes, two lifetime achievement awards and enjoyed nine retrospectives of his work. More Mike Hoolboom here.