Marusya Bociurkiw


Marusya Bociurkiw is a filmmaker, author, and academic. Previous to Unspoken Territory she has produced several films and videos, including Nancy Drew & the Mystery of the Haunted Body, Bodies in Trouble and Night Visions, which have screened in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Her multi-media lectures on queer representation in music videos and on television (Cross-Sexing the Narrative and As Seen on TV) have toured Europe and North America.

She is the author of a short story collection, The Woman Who Loved Airports (Press Gang: 1994) and a new book of poetry, Half way to the East (Lazara Press). Her narrative and critical writing have been widely published in such journals and collections as Border/Lines, Fuse, The Journey Prize Anthology (McLelland & Stewart), Dykewords (Women's Press) Queer Looks (Routledge) and the recent Two Lands, New Vision (Coteau).

Bociurkiw has curated exhibitions of film, video, and performance work in Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. She has taught at Concordia University, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University. She has a Masters of Art (M.A.) with Distinction from the Program of Social and Political Thought at York University. She is currently an instructor at the Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design. She divides her time between Vancouver and Toronto.

For more information about Marusya's work, visit Marusya Bociurkiw: Network.

Films by Marusya Bociurkiw