Kaila Bhullar (she/they) is an interdisciplinary artist and experimental filmmaker based out of the stolen traditional territories of three Local First Nations: the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) tribes.
 With a particular interest in abstraction and digitally-based art forms, Bhullar uses art-making as an introspective tool that explores various internal dispositions concerning identity, perception, and positionings. As a queer and biracial individual, they are interested in analyzing constructed cultural binaries and norms, using their practice as a vessel to bridge the gaps within the complexities of personal identity and the various factors that affect how we move through our existence. These inquiries into the self and surroundings often manifest as collages of varying forms, audiovisual works, and multimedia installations. 

Dream Safely (Grad Show), Audain Gallery, opens April 2023
DissFunction of FUNKtion (POD Residency), The James Black Gallery [group residency + exhibition], 2023
MAC Sound Artist in Residence, Media Arts Committee [sound art residency], 2023

The Framing of Perception, XINEMA [screening VIFF's Vancity Theatre], 2023
I Spy…2022 (A Disposable Camera Project), UNIT/PITT [online exhibition], 2022-2023
Digital Interventions [Part 1: Heterotopias], Massy Arts Gallery [exhibition], 2022
Everyone is Happening Always, Audain Gallery [exhibition], 2022
Cinematheque Filmmaking Showcase, The Polygon Gallery [screening exhibition], 2022
ARTS 2022 / Category 5 Transformation, Surrey Art Gallery & Arts Council of Surrey [exhibition], 2022
Small File Media Festival, SFU [screening/digital festival], 2020

Withintensions, Vol. 2 ("Humour"), 2020; Vol. 13 ("Chance"), 2021; & Vol. 29 ("Technology"), 2022
Insider Series: Karin Jones, Burrard Arts Foundation, 2021
The Peak, 2019-2021

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