Videography

LISTING OF VIDEO ART PRODUCTIONS

proper desert • 2016
The Flow of Time Is Like the Flow of Money • 2005
A Disturbance of Shadows • 2005
Run Into Peace • 1998
Losing Sleep • 1996
Walkers • 1992
Time Has No Image • 1991
I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please • 1990
Fasçynacja • 1988
Suspension • 1986
Self Hypnosis • 1985
[How to Avoid] Cold Toast • 1984

SOLO ART EXHIBITION

  • Inhabiting Time: a Doug Porter Retrospective
    February 16 2007
    Centre Fort Art Tapes  Halifax  Canada
  • Run Into Peace
    October 12 – November 26 2000
    Dalhousie Art Gallery  Halifax  Canada
  • Curator • Engaging The Virtual
    March 10 – April 23 2000
    Dalhousie Art Gallery  Halifax  Canada
  • Time Signals: three videotapes
    September 19 – October 3 1996
    Resource Centre for the Arts  St. John’s  Canada
  • Time Signals: three videotapes
    May 15 – June 5 1992
    Centre For Art Tapes  Halifax  Canada
  • Project Director • New Tools For Imaging
    May 24 – June 16 1990
    Centre For Art Tapes  Halifax  Canada
  • The Style: Modern Life As A System Of SubSystems
    Art Gallery of Nova Scotia  Halifax
    September 25 – November 5 1989
  • The Style: Modern Life As A System Of SubSystems
    March 8-29 1989
    Galerie SAW Gallery  Ottawa   Canada

ART AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

  • SPECIAL MENTION
    Run Into Peace
    August 10-15 1999
    XX Festival International de la vidéo et des art électronique  Locarno  Switzerland
  • GRAND PRIX DE LA VILLE DE LOCARNO
    Time Has No Image
    September 4-6 1992
    XIII Festival International de la vidéo et des art électronique  Locarno  Switzerland
  • COMPETITION LEVEL SELECTION
    Time Has No Image
    June 16-21 1992
    Sixth International Festival of Video & TV  Montbéliard  France
  • EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO AWARD
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please
    April 26-May 4 1991
    Athens International Film & Video Festival  Athens  Ohio
  • AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
    Self Hypnosis
    October 1985
    Atlantic Film Festival  Halifax  Canada

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & FESTIVALS

  • RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL
    proper desert
    May 27-28 2017
    Toronto Canada
  • TRANSMEDIALE FESTIVAL
    Losing Sleep
    February 3, 2017
    Berlin  Germany
  • 2016 CARMICHAEL CANADIAN LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION:
    Tradition Transformed
    proper desert
    September 29 – November 12 2016
    Orillia Museum of Art and History Orillia Canada
  • FEEL THE REEEL: INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    proper desert
    August 2016
    Glasgow United Kingdom
  • CFAT MEDIA TRAIN: ARRIVING BERGEN
    Losing Sleep
    November 18, 19 2006
    USF Gallery  Bergen  Norway
  • DEPARTING HALIFAX: ARRIVING NEW YORK
    A Disturbance of Shadows
    November 19 – December 11  2006
    VertexList Gallery  Brooklyn  New York
  • CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    A Disturbance of Shadows
    September 28 2005
    Calgary  Canada
  • CLASSICAL/DIGITAL
    The Flow of Time Is Like The Flow of Money
    April 24 2005
    Centre For Art Tapes Halifax Canada
  • RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL
    Losing Sleep
    November 14 2004
    Toronto  Canada
  • MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY
    Time Has No Image
    March 2002
    Halifax  Nova Scotia
  • BEST OF OBERHAUSEN
    Losing Sleep
    November 23 2001
    Carleton University  Ottawa  Canada
  • INTERNATIONALE KURTZFILMTAGE
    Losing Sleep
    May 03-08 2001
    Oberhausen  Germany
  • ‘(B)RAISED ON RELIGION’
    Run Into Peace
    May 18 2000
    Galerie SAW Galllery  Ottawa  Canada
  • SARATOGA SPRINGS LIBRARY ‘Video on Video 2000’
    Losing Sleep
    February 11 2000
    Saratoga  New York
  • ‘ESCAPE’
    Run Into Peace
    March 24 2000
    Guelph  Canada
  • VIDEOFORMES 2000
    Run Into Peace
    April28 2000
    Clermont-Ferdex  France
  • LOCARNO VIDEO ART FESTIVAL
    Run Into Peace
    August 10 – 15 1999
    Locarno  Italy
  • INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMTAGE
    Run Into Peace
    Oberhausen  Germany
  • ‘VIDEO ART LOVES YOU’
    Run Into Peace
    1999
    London & Halifax  Canada
  • FRENCH-BALTIC-NORDIC VIDEO & NEW MEDIA FESTIVAL
    Run Into Peace
    November 19-21 1998
    Tallinn  Estonia
  • YYZ GALLERY
    Losing Sleep
    October 28 – November 20 1998
    Toronto  Canada
  • 1998 BRITISH CANADIAN VIDEO EXCHANGE
    Losing Sleep
    October 24 1998
    London  England
  • MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
    OF NEW CINEMA AND NEW MEDIA
    Run Into Peace
    October 15-25 1998
    Montréal  Canada
  • ATLANTIC FILM FESTIVAL
    Run Into Peace
    September 18-26 1998
    Halifax  Canada
  • VIPER VIDEO FESTIVAL
    Losing Sleep
    May 19-25 1998
    Lucerne  Switzerland
  • Fragile ELECTRONS: Twenty Years of Collecting Video Art
    Losing Sleep
    April 17 – June 7 1998
    National Gallery of Canada Ottawa  Canada
  • MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
    OF NEW CINEMA AND NEW MEDIA
    Losing Sleep
    June 5-15 1997
    Montréal  Canada
  • TRANSMEDIA VIDEOFEST
    Losing Sleep
    May 23 – June 1 1997
    Berlin  Germany
  • ATLANTIC FILM FESTIVAL
    Losing Sleep
    September 20-28 1996
    Halifax  Canada
  • A SPACE GALLERY
    Time Has No Image and Walkers
    January 14 – February 8 1995
    Toronto  Canada
  • VIDEOGRAPHE ‘LA TROISIEME FENETRE’
    Time Has No Image
    November 14 – 27 1994
    Montréal  Canada
  • IMAGES ’93Walkers
    April 23 – May 1 1993
    Toronto  Canada
  • CADIZ INTERNATIONAL VIDEO FESTIVAL
    Time Has No Image
    November 24-28 1992
    Cadiz  Spain
  • 7th AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL VIDEO FESTIVAL
    Time Has No Image
    October 13 – 15 1992
    Sydney  Australia
  • VIPER ’92 INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVALTime Has No Image
    October 20 – 24 1992
    Lucerne  Switzerland
  • VIDEO ART FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LOCARNO
    Time Has No Image
    September 4 – 6 1992
    Locarno Italy
  • 6TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF VIDEO & TV at MONTBÉLIARD
    Time Has No Image
    June 16 – 21 1992
    Montbéliard  France
  • VIDEO ART FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LOCARNO
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please
    September 7 – 9 1991
    Locarno  Italy
  • IMAGES ’91
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please
    June 6-13 1991
    Toronto  Canada
  • THIRD EMERGING EXPRESSION BIENNAL
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please
    March 21 – June 23 1991
    The Bronx Museum of the Arts
  • ATLANTIC FILM FESTIVAL
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please
    September 25-30 1990
    Halifax  Nova Scotia
  • TWO CITIES, TWO COUNTRIES: Halifax/Poland Exchange Exhibition
    Fasçynacja
    September 1988
    Lublin  Poland
  • ATLANTIC FESTIVAL ATLANTIQUE
    Suspension
    October 1986
    Halifax  Canada
  • THE NEW MECHANICS
    Self Hypnosis and [How – Avoid] Cold Toast
    April 8-26 1986
    Galerie SAW Gallery Ottawa  Canada
  • ART IS COMMUNICATIONS
    Self Hypnosis and Empty Objects
    A Space  Toronto Ontario
    November 14-25 1985
    Centre For Art Tapes Halifax  Canada
    December 4-11 1985

 

COLLECTIONS

  • Concordia University Library
    Inhabiting Time: Retrospective • February 2009
  • Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
    Run Into Peace • June 1999
  • National Gallery of Canada
    Losing Sleep • February 1998
  • Canada Council Art Bank
    Walkers • February 1994
  • Canada Council Art Bank
    I’d Like To Move On If I Could, Please • February 1993