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					                           CURRICULUM VITAE
                            Louise Bourque
                     34 Russell Street, 2nd floor
                          Malden, MA 02148
                        Tel/Fax (781) 388-3604
                           lbourque@mac.com
                      homepage.mac.com/lbourque
EDUCATION
   M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1992.
   B.F.A., Film Production Specialization with Distinction, Concordia
   University, Montreal, 1990.
   B.A., Major in Communication, Minor in Sociology, Université de
   Moncton, 1986.
   D.E.C., Diplôme d’Études Collégiales, Collège-du-Vieux-Montréal,
   Montreal, 1986 (attended 1981-1983).
  Full Tuition Graduate Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute
  of Chicago, 1990-1992.
  Graduate Merit Scholarship, Fonds FCAR, Quebec scholarship fund,
  1990-1992.
  Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, Université de Moncton, 1985-1986.
AWARDS
   Editing Award, L‟éclat du mal/The Bleeding Heart of It, Cinematexas,
   Austin, September 2005.
   Director’s Choice Award and Tour, Jours en fleurs, The 24th Black Maria
  Film and Video Festival, 2005.
  Experimental Film Award, Jours en fleurs, Athens International Film
  and Video Festival, Ohio, April 2004.
  Programmers’ Choice Award, Jours en fleurs, Cinematexas, Austin,
  September 2003.
  Jury Award, Self Portrait Post Mortem, 36th New York Exposition of
  Short Film and Video, 2002.
  Jury Award, Going Back Home, 35th New York Exposition of Short Film
  and Video, December, 2001.
  Innovation Award, Going Back Home, The 26th New England Film and Video
  Festival, Boston, 2001.
  Merit Award, Fissures, The 25th New England Film and Video Festival,
  Boston, 2000.
  Bronze Award and Tour, Imprint, The 32nd New York Exposition of Short
  Film and Video, 1998.
  Best Experimental Film, The People in the House, The 14th Uppsala
  Short Film Festival, Sweden, 1995.
  Special Jury Award, The People in the House, The 31st Yorkton Short
  Film Festival, Canada, 1995.
  Best Experimental Short, Jolicoeur Touriste, The 39th Melbourne
  International Film Festival, 1990.
  Outstanding Achievement Award, Jolicoeur Touriste, Concordia
  University, Montreal, 1989.
HONORS
   Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Spring
   2006.
   Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowships Nomination, Rockefeller
   Foundation, NewYork, 2004.
  Director’s Citation, L‟éclat du mal/The Bleeding Heart of It, The
  Black Maria Film and Video Festival, 2006
  Opening film, The Netherlands Film Festival, representing Impakt‟s
  program at opening event of cultural season (Uitfeest), outdoor
  screening on the canal, Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 2005.
  Director’s Citation, Self Portrait Post Mortem, The 22nd Black Maria
  Film and Video Festival, 2003.
  Festival Coordinator‘s Citation, Going Back Home, SFAI Film & Video
  Festival, February 2004.
  Tour, Self Portrait Post Mortem, Antimatter Film Festival Program called
  “Lightstruck” (Philippines, Guatemala, Mexico, Turkey, Portugal, Australia,
  Indonesia, New Zealand, England), 2004-2006.
  Tour, Fissures, Antimatter Film Festival Program called “Cabin Fever” (England,
  Mexico, Canada, Czech Republic, Serbia, Singapore),
  2002-2003.
  Director’s Citation, Fissures, The 20th Annual Black Maria Film and
  Video Festival, 2001.
  Best of NE Film Festival Screening, Going Back Home, Coolidge Corner
  Theater, Boston, 2001.
  Best of Balagan Experimental Film Series Screening, Fissures, The
  Boston Underground Film Festival, 2001.
  Opening Film, Fissures, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands,
  1999.
  Director’s Citation, Imprint, The 18th Annual Black Maria Film and
  Video Festival, 1999.
  Opening film, Imprint, International Biennial Film and Architecture,
  Graz, Austria, 1997.
  Golden Sheaf Awards Nominations, The People in the House, The 31st
  Yorkton Short Film Festival, 1995.
  Tour, The People in the House, one of six films selected from the
  1995 European Media Art Festival.
  Honorable Mention, Just Words, The Onion City Film Festival, Chicago,
  1993.
  Honorable Mention, Just Words, The Canadian International Annual Film
  Festival, 1992.
  Honorable Mention and Tour, Just Words, The 17th Festival of Illinois
  Film & Video Artists, 1992.
  Honorable Mention, Just Words, The 2nd Annual Chicago Student Film &
  Video Festival, 1992.
  Honorable Mention, Jolicoeur Touriste, The Canadian International
  Annual Film Festival, 1990.
  Opening film, Jolicoeur Touriste, The 39th International Mannheim Film
  Week, Germany, 1990.
  Best of Cine-X Screening, Just Words, selection from The 9th Olympia Film
  Festival, 911 Media Arts Center, Seattle, 1992.
GRANTS
   Fellowship, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artist Grant Program,
   Boston, 2005.
   Production Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts, for making a series
   of five short 35mm films, 2004.
   Production Grant, LEF Foundation, to begin research and development
   for A Secret Place to Hide, Boston, 2003.

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  Travel Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts, to present work at The
  International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2005.
  Travel Grant, Emerson College, for attendance at The Robert Flaherty
  Film Seminar, 2003.
  Travel Grant, Téléfilm Canada, to present work at International Film
  Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2001.
  Travel Grant, Téléfilm Canada, to present work at International Film
  Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2000.
  Travel Grant, Dept. Foreign Affairs Canada, to present work at
  European Media Art Festival, Germany, 1998.
  Travel Grant, Dept. Foreign Affairs Canada, to present work at Impakt
  Festival, The Netherlands, 1998.
  Production Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts, towards production
  of Imprint, 1995-1996.
  Travel Grant, Dept. Foreign Affairs Canada, to attend the Uppsala
  Film Festival as guest of honor, Sweden, 1995.
  Travel Grant, Canadian Embassy Stockholm, to attend the Uppsala Film
  Festival as guest of honor, Sweden, 1995.
  Travel Grant, Téléfilm Canada, to present work at Oberhausen
  International Film Festival, Germany, 1995.
  Travel Grant, Canadian Consulate General Seattle, to present work at
  Portland International Film Festival, 1996.
  Production Grant, The National Film Board of Canada, in-kind lab
  services for The People in the House, 1991-1994.
  Travel Grant, La Maison du Québec à Chicago, to present work at Festival
  of New Canadian Cinema, Indiana, 1992.
  Production Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts, for post-production
  on The People in the House, 1993.
  Production Grant, The National Film Board of Canada, in-kind lab
  services for Just Words, 1990-1991.
SELECTED SCREENINGS
L’éclat du mal/The Bleeding Heart of It
(35mm, 8‟, 2005):
   Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Spring
   2006.
   Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah, 2006.
   International Film Festival Rotterdam, World Premiere, The Netherlands,
   January 2005.
   Tribeca Film Festival, Short Film Competition, New York, April 2005.
   Institute of Contemporary Art, “An Evening with Louise Bourque”, Boston, MA,
   April 2005.
   VIDEOEX Experimental film & Video Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2005.
   Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL, August 2005.
   London Film Festival, London, England, October 2005.
   L'Alternativa Independent Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain, November 2005.
   Avanto Festival, Helsinki, Finland, November 2005.
   Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin, Paris, November 2005.
   IMPAKT, Utrecht, The Netherlands, December 2005.
   Kin International Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia, December 2005.
   Kerala International Film Festival, Kerala, India, December, 2005.
   Media City Festival, Windsor, Canada, February 2006.

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  Vibgyor Film Festival, Kerala, India, February 2006.
  La Enana Marron, Independent Art Cinema, Madrid, Spain, February and
  March 2006.
  Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY, April 2006.
  PDX Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, April 2006.
  Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio, May 2006.
  European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, May 2006.
  Photophobia 8—Art Gallery of Hamilton International Film Festival,
  Canada, August 2006.

Jours en fleurs
(35mm, 4.5‟, 2003):
   Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Spring
   2006.
   International Film Festival Rotterdam, World Premiere, January 2003.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, April 2003.
   COURTisane Festival, Ghent, Belgium, May 2003.
   VIDEOEX Experimental Film & Video Festival, Zurich, May 2003.
   Huesca Film Festival, Huesca, Spain, June 2003.
   Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, August 2003.
   Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, August 2003.
   Antimatter Festival, Victoria, B.C., September 2003.
   Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, September 2003.
   Vancouver International Film Festival, October 2003.
   Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville Virginia, October 2003.
   Alternative Cinema, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, October
   2003.
   L’Alternativa X Independent Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain,
   November 2003.
   London Film Festival, November 2003.
   Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, November
   2003.
   Madrid Experimental Cinema Week, Spain, November 2003.
   MIX Festival, New York City, November 2003.
   Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, November 2003.
   Calcutta International Forum of New Cinema, India, November 2003.
   International Film Festival Kerala, India, December 2003.
   Portland International Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, February
   2004.
   La Enana Marron, Independent Art Cinema, Madrid, Spain, February
   2004.
   New York Underground Film Festival, New York, March 2004.
   International Festival of Films on Art, Montreal, March 2004.
   Hong Kong International Film Festival, April 2004.
   Musée de la Civilisation, “filles ex”, a program curated by Philippe
   Gendreau for Antitube, Québec, 2004.
   Canadian Film Festival in New Delhi, India, May 2004.
   Nashville International Film Festival, May 2004.
   Tribeca Film Festival, Short Film Competition, New York, May 2004.
   Feminale, International Women Film Festival, Cologne, October 2004.
   D.U.M.B.O. Short Film And Video Festival, curated by Les LeVeque and
   Daniella Dooling, Brooklyn, October 2004.
   Red Bank International Film Festival, Red Bank, New Jersey, October
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  2004.
  FLEX Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, Gainesville, Florida,
  October 2004.
  Mini-Flaherty, a selection from the 2005 Seminar, University of
  Kansas, Kansas City, MO, March 2005.
  Museum of Fine Arts, Black Maria Festival Tour, Boston, 2005.
  TIE, The International Experimental Cinema Exposition, Denver,
  September 2005.
  Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, Rhode Island,
  August 2005.
  Kin International Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia, December 2005.
  Dashanzi Arts Festival, program curated by Katy Martin, Beijing,
  China, May 2006.

Self Portrait Post Mortem
(35mm, 2.5 „, 2002):
   International Film Festival Rotterdam, World Premiere, January 2002.
   Toronto International Film Festival, September 2002.
   San Francisco International Film Festival, April 2003.
   Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, October
   2002.
   VIPER International Festival for Film Video and New Media, Basel,
   Switzerland, October 2002.
   Madrid Experimental Cinema Week, November 2002.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, April 2002.
   Huesca International Film Festival, Spain, June 2002.
   Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany, June 2002.
   The Commonwealth Film Festival, Manchester, United-Kingdom, July
   2002.
   Festival du cinema francophone en Acadie, Canada, September 2002.
   Ann Arbor Film Festival, March 2003.
   Thaw 02, a festival of video, film, and digital media, Iowa City,
   April 2002.
   New York Underground Film Festival, March 2003.
   Nashville Independent Film Festival, June 2002.
   Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film and Video, Canada,
   2002.
   Cinematexas, Austin, Texas, September 2002.
   Denver International Film Festival, October 2002.
   PDX Festival, Portland, Oregon, December 2002.
   Coolidge Corner Theatre, Balagan Series, curated group show, Boston,
   December 2002.
   D.U.M.B.O. Short Film And Video Festival, curated by Les LeVeque and
   Daniella Dooling, Brooklyn, October 2003.
   Annapolis Reel Cinema Festival, Annapolis, Maryland, February 2003.
   Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma québécois, Montréal, March 2003.
   COURTisane Festival, Ghent, Belgium, May 2003.
   Microcinema International, “Single Channel: Self Projected 2003—The
   Moving Image as Self-Portrait”,
   Independent Exposure compilation curated by Joel S. Bachar, San
   Francisco and Houston, 2003.
   Alternative Cinema, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, October
   2003.
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  Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, October 2003.
  La Enana Marron, Independent Art Cinema, Madrid, Spain, October 2003.
  Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, November
  2003.
  Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto, November 2003.
  National Film Board of Canada, International Women‟s Day Screening,
  Toronto, March 2004.
  Filmmakers’ Collaborative, Handcranked Film Projects Open Studios,
  Waltham, Massachusetts, May 2004.
  Winnipeg Film Group Cinematheque, Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2004.
  FLEX Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, Gainesville, Florida,
  October 2004.
  Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema, San Francisco, California, November
  2004.
  Musée de la Civilisation, “filles ex”, a program curated by Philippe
  Gendreau for Antitube, Québec, 2004.
  The Andy Warhol Museum, program curated by Greg Pierce, Pittsburg,
  Pennsylvania, June 2004.
  Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema, San Francisco, November 2004.
  Davis Film Festival, Davis, California, April 2005.
  Women with Vision Festival, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, May 2005.
  Mini-Flaherty, a selection from the 2005 Seminar, University of
  Kansas, Kansas City, MO, March 2005.
  Providence French Film Festival, Magic Lantern Microcinema program
  curated by Ben Russell, Rhode Island, March 2005.
  Olympia International Film Festival, program of shorts curated by Marie
  Losier, November 2005.
  Kin International Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia, December 2005.
  L'imaginaire   des   ruines,  colloquium  on   cinéma,  littérature,
  architecture, esthétique organized by André Habib, University of
  Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), April 2006.

Going Back Home
(35mm, 0.5‟‟x 2, 2000):
   International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, January 2001.
   Toronto International Film Festival, September 2002.
   San Francisco International Film Festival, April 2002.
   Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, October
   2001.
   International Thessaloniki Film Festival, Greece, November 2001
   The 15th Leeds International Film Festival, United-Kingdom, October
   2001.
   Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, Norway, June 2001.
   Huesca International Film Festival, Spain, 2001, June 2001.
   L’imagine leggera, Palermo International Videoart, Film, and Media
   Festival, Italy, March 2001.
   São Paulo International Short Film Festival, August 2001.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, April 2001.
   Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, October 2001.
   Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands, October 2001.
   Art Film Festival, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, July 2001.
   Images Festival of Independent Film and Video, Toronto, April 2001.
   Les Rendez-vous du Cinéma québécois, Montréal, February 2002.
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Musée de la civilization, Selection from Les rendez-vous du cinema
québécois, Québec, March 2002.
Cinematexas International Short Film Festival, Austin, September
2001.
Thaw 01, a festival of video, film, and digital media, Iowa City,
Iowa, March 2001.
The 13th Onion City Film and Video Festival, Chicago, September 2001.
Olympia International Film Festival, Cine-X, Olympia, Washington,
October 2001.
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March, 2002.
Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois, February 2002.
Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio, 2002.
Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film and Video, Canada,
2002.
Extremely Short Shorts Festival, Houston, June 2002.
Anthology Film Archives, Fresh Film, curated by Oona Mekas Goycoolea
and Sky Sitney, June 2001
Coolidge Corner Theatre, “Experimenting Women”, curated by Gerald
Peary, Boston, February 2001.
ATA Other Cinema, “New Experimental Works” curated by Craig Baldwin,
San Francisco, May 2002.
D.U.M.B.O.Short Film and Video Festival, curated by Les LeVeque and
Daniella Dooling, Brooklyn, October 2002.
New England Film and Video Festival’s Filmmakers Open Studios,
Boston, April 2002.
Balagan Experimental Film and Video Series, “Appropriated Images”,
Boston, April 2002.
Betty Rymer Gallery, SAIC, "Home Work/s", a juried multi-media
exhibition, Chicago, December 2002.
Millennium Film Workshop, curated group program to benefit Film-
makers‟ Coop, December 2002.
Bearded Child Film Festival, Minnesota and Colorado, August and
September 2003.
Waltham   Mills   Artists’Association  Open  Studios,   presented   by
Handcranked Films, November 2003.
$100 Film Festival, Calgary, Canada, March 2004.
Boston Public Library, Women in Film and Video New England
experimental film program, July 2004.
Microcinema International, “Up in Smoke—Architecture in
Transformation”,
Independent Exposure compilation curated by Patrick Kwiatkowski,
Houston, April 2004 and Vienna, May 2004.
Filmmakers’ Collaborative, Women in Film and Video New England Open
Studios, Watertown, May 2004.
Busan Asian Short Film Festival, Busan, Korea, May 2004.
Women with Vision Festival, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, May 2004.
Providence French Film Festival, Magic Lantern Microcinema program
curated by Ben Russell, Rhode Island, March 2005.
Kin International Film Festival, Yerevan, Armenia, December 2005.
Dashanzi Arts Festival, program curated by Katy Martin, Beijing,
China, May 2006.



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Fissures
(16 mm, 2', 1999):
   Whitney Museum of American Art, “Art of the Century” exhibition, New
   York, 2000.
   Whitney Museum of American Art, “The Color of Ritual, the Color of
   Thought:
   Women Avant-Garde Filmmakers in America 1930-2000”, New York, 2000.
   International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2000.
   Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, 2000.
   Galerie nationale du Québec, curated program of short films, Quebec
   City, 2000.
   Cinematexas, International Short Film and Video Festival, Austin,
   Texas, 2000.
   L’immagine leggera, Palermo International Videoart, Film, and Media
   Festival, Italy, 2000.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, 1999.
   Festival of New Film and Video, Split, Croatia, 1999.
   Madrid Experimental Cinema Week, Spain, 1999.
   Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1999.
   New York Underground Film Festival, New York, 2000.
   Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film and Video, Victoria,
   Canada, 1999.
   Coolidge Corner Theatre, “Local Masters”, curated by Jeff Silva &
   Alla Kovgan, Boston, 2000.
   The Trinity Project, curated by Jim Browne, Galapagos Art &
   Performance Space, Brooklyn, 2000.
   ATA Other Cinema, "New Experimental Works", curated by Craig Baldwin,
   San Francisco, 2000.
   Thaw 01, a festival of video, film, and digital media, Iowa City,
   Iowa, 2001.
   Museum of Fine Arts, Black Maria Festival Tour, Boston, 2001.
   Balagan Experimental Film and Video Series, “Appropriated Images”,
   Boston, 2002.
   Rooftop Films, “Handmade Films”, curated by Sandra Gibson and Luis
   Recoder, Brooklyn, 2002.
   Waltham   Mills  Artists’Association   Open   Studios,  presented   by
   Handcranked Films, 2003.
   Electric Art Show, Office Ops, Brooklyn, New York, 2003.
   Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, 2003.
   The San Francisco Art Institute Film and Video Festival, 2004.
   Busan Asian Short Film Festival, Busan, Korea, 2004.
   Filmkunsthaus Babylon, an open-air summer night program, Berlin,
   August 2004.
Imprint
(16 mm, 14', 1997):
   Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, 1998.
   San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, 1998.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, 1998.
   Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1998.
   Cork International Film Festival, Ireland, 1998.
   International Festival of New Film and Video, Split, Croatia, 1998.
   Muu Media Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 1998.

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  Film Fest Dresden, International Festival for Animation and Short
  Films, Germany, 1999.
  Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998.
  Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, Austin,
  Texas, 1999.
  Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Canada, 1998.
  OFF-OFF, "Stormy Weather-Experimental Moving Image from Canada",
  Copenhagen, Denmark, 1998.
  Les cinq jours du cinéma expérimental, Montréal, 1999.
  Regard sur la relève du cinéma québécois, Saguenay, Québec, 1999.
  Toulouse Cinematheque, “Traverse Internationale”, France, 1999.
  Fine Art Cinema, five-day run preceeding a feature by Jon Jost,
  Berkeley, California, 1999.
  Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, “New Experimental
  Works”, New York, 1999.
  Chicago Filmmakers’, "Recent Experimental Films", curated by Patrick
  Friel, 1999.
  ATA Other Cinema, "New Experimental Works", curated by Craig Baldwin,
  San Francisco, 1998.
  Gallery Agniel, “Films from Boston”, curated by Johanna Dery and
  Xander Marrow, Providence, 2001.
  Filmmakers’ Collaborative, Women in Film and Video New England Open
  Studios, Watertown, May 2004.
  Filmkunsthaus Babylon, an open-air summer night program, Berlin,
  August 2004.

The People in the House
(16 mm, 22', 1994):
   Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, 1995.
   Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, 1995.
   Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, 1995.
   European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany, 1995.
   Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1996.
   International Biennial Film and Architecture, Graz, Austria, 1997.
   International Festival of New Film and Video, Split, Croatia, 1996.
   Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Thailand, 1999.
   Metropolized Film Retrospective, EMAF, Germany and Dei Popoli Film
   Festival, Italy, 1999.
   Finnish National Gallery, “Mapping Houses”, curated program,
   Helsinki, Finland, 1998.
   Montreal International Short Film Festival, 1995.
   Nightown Café, program of shorts curated by Karel Doing, Rotterdam,
   The Netherlands, 1998.
   Les cinq jours du cinéma expérimental, Montreal, 1999.
   Portland International Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, 1996.
   Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1995.
   Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, 1995.
   Onion City Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois, 1995.
   Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois, 1996.
   Bumbershoot Arts Festival, First Annual 1 Reel Film Festival,
   Seattle, Washington, 1996.
   New England Film and Video Festival’s Filmmakers Open Studios,
   Boston, 2002.
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  Gallery II, SAIC,    “Im?mortal”,   a   juried   multi-media   exhibition,
  Chicago, 2001.
Just Words
(16 mm, 10', 1991):
   Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia, 1992.
   Anthology Film Archives, "Recycled Images", curated by Bill Wees, New
   York, 1993.
   International Festival of Young Cinema, Montreal, 1992.
   Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, 1992.
   Festival of New Canadian Cinema, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1992.
   The Fifth Annual MadCat Women’s International Film Festival, Bay
   Area, 2001.
   Boston Underground Film Festival, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000.
   Cinematheque Ontario, curated program of shorts, Toronto, 1997.
   Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, Illinois, 1993.
   Coolidge Corner Theatre, “Director‟s Cut”, curated Jeff Silva and
   Alla Kovgan, Boston, 2001.
   International Poetry Film and Video Festival, San Francisco,
   California, 1992.
   PMS/Post Modern Sisters Tour, "Just Beneath the Skin", curated
   program of shorts, including presentations
   by The San Francisco Cinematheque and Millennium Film Workshop, 1992-
   1993.
   Chicago Filmmakers’, “Chicago‟s Own”, a program of work by local
   filmmakers, 1992.
   Gallery II, SAIC, “Amalgamations”, a juried multi-media exhibition,
   Chicago, Illinois, 1992.
   Image Film/Video Center, program curated by Shellie Fleming, Atlanta,
   Georgia, 1991.
   Gallery II, SAIC, “Revelations”, a juried multi-media exhibition,
   Chicago, Illinois, 1991.
   Boston Public Library, Women in Film and Video New England
   experimental film program, 2004.
   Theater Rhino, “Looking from the Inside”, program curated by Ariella
   Ben-Dov, San Francisco, 2004.
Jolicoeur Touriste
(16 mm, 10', 1989):
   Canadian Cinema Week-Tokyo, officially selected to represent Canada, Japan,
   1991.
   International Uppsala Film Festival, Sweden, 1990.
   International Festival of Young Cinema, Montreal, 1990.
   Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, 1992.
   San Francisco Art Institute International Film & Video Festival, 1991.
   International Festival of Film Schools, officially selected to represent
   Concordia, Mexico City, 1990.
   Le cinéma parallèle, "Les lundis du jeune cinéma", a curated series,
   Montreal, 1990.
   Gallery II, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, “11:59”, a juried multi-
   media exhibition, 1991.
   Goethe Institute, "The Absence of Photography", event curated by Nicole
   Gingras, Montreal, 1994.

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  Revolving Museum, "A Dusk to Dawn Extravaganza", curated by David Kleiler,
  Boston, 1997.
  Brandeis University, “Women in Shorts”, The 5th annual K. Lubin Symposium,
  Massachusetts, 1998.
  Coolidge Corner Theater, Balagan Experimental Film Series, 2001.
  Emerson College, Films from the Margin, “Optical Goodness”, Boston,
  2002.
TELEVISION BROADCAST
   Sundance Channel, The People in the House, “Shorts from the
   Underground 3: Haunted Cinema”, 2002.
   SBS TV, "Eat Carpet", Imprint, Australia, 1999.
   SBS TV, "Eat Carpet", The People in the House, Australia, 1996.
   SBS TV, "Eat Carpet", Jolicoeur Touriste, Australia, 1996.
   SBS TV, "Eat Carpet", Just Words, Australia, 1996.
   PBS, KCTS Television, "Midnight Theatre", The People in the House,
   Seattle, Washington, 1994.
   Radio-Québec, "Glitch", Just Words, Montreal, 1993-1994.
   PBS, KCTS Television, "Midnight Theatre", Jolicoeur Touriste,
   Seattle, Washington, 1993.
   Radio-Québec, "Glitch", Jolicoeur Touriste, Montreal, 1993-1994.
ARTIST PRESENTATIONS
   Hallwalls, SOLO SCREENING, presented in partnership with Squeaky Wheel Media
   Arts Center, Buffalo, December 2005.
   The 2nd International Film Festival "KIN", FEATURED FILMMAKER, Yerevan,
   Armenia, December 2005.
   Ithaca College, GUEST FILMMAKER, New York Summer School of the Arts:
   Media Arts Program, July 2001 and 2005.
   CalArts, GUEST FILMMAKER, group show, series curated by Steve Anker,
   School of Film/Video, Valencia, March 2005.
   The 50th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, FEATURED FILMMAKER, “Inspired
   Filmmaking”, curated by Susan Oxtoby, 2004.
   Cinematheque Ontario, “The Independents“ series, SOLO SCREENING,
   Toronto, February 2004.
   Institute of Contemporary Art, FEATURED GUEST FILMMAKER, Boston, April
   2005.
   San Francisco Cinematheque, Dialogues in the Dark, “Imprints: an
   evening with Louise Bourque”, October 2004.
   Mass College of Art Film Society, “Kinetic Kinship: Works of Louise
   Bourque and Friends”, Boston, December 2004.
   Photographic     Resource    Center,   FEATURED  FILMMAKER,   “Contemporary
   Vernacular”, November 2004 to January 2005.
   Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, SOLO SCREENING, New York City, March 2004.
   Millennium Film Workshop, SOLO SCREENING, New York City, February 2003.
   Emerson College, GUEST FILMMAKER, Film I classes with Cristina Katz,
   Boston, April 2003.
   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, GUEST FILMMAKER, Department of
   Visual Arts, October 2002.
   Boston University, GUEST FILMMAKER, Designing the Short Film, class with
   Robert Arnold, October 2002.
   Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, FEATURED GUEST FILMMAKER,
   “Changing Times, Time Changes,

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  Canadian Experimental Films & Videos of the 1990s, Part 2”, solo
  presentation, Halifax, Canada, March 2002.
  Emerson College, GUEST FILMMAKER, Experimental Animation class with
  Karen Rodriguez, Boston, March 2002.
  Artists Foundation Video Room, SOLO SCREENING, Boston, 2000.
  Grand Illusion Cinema, Avant-Garde Film Series, SOLO SCREENING, Seattle,
  1999.
  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, GUEST FILMMAKER, Film Area, Boston,
  1999.
  New School University, GUEST FILMMAKER, Department of Communication and
  Film, New York, 1998.
  Ann Arbor Film Festival, SOLO SCREENING AND TALK, 1997.
  University of Michigan, GUEST FILMMAKER, Film Department, Ann Arbor,
  March 1997.
  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium, SOLO SCREENING AND
  TALK, Boston, 1997.
  Massachusetts College of Art Film Society, GUEST FILMMAKER, Boston,
  1997.
  Chicago Filmmakers’, GUEST FILMMAKER, September 1994.
  Galerie sans nom, SOLO SCREENING AND TALK, Moncton, Canada, 1990.
OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES
   Musée d’Orsay Paris October 2004—January 2005; Metropolitan Museum of
   Art New York May—September 2005:
   Studio: Seven Months of My Aesthetic Education (Plus Some), installation
   by Tony Oursler,Contributing Artist (video segment).
   Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec; Maison de la Culture Mercier; Les 20
   jours du théâtre à risque:
   Le retour du refoulé, performance by Natalie Derome, Produced film
   component, Montréal & Québec, 1991.
   Aberdeen Cultural Center, Nuit de ventôse, event organized by the
   Association des écrivains acadiens featuring 24 Acadian poets
   collaborating with visual artists, Multi-media performance, Moncton,
   Canada, 1990.
   National CBC Radio, Nuit de ventôse, special coast-to-coast broadcast
   of event on Acadian national holiday, Opening poet, Canada, August
   1990.
   CBC Radio, “Sonar”, Les mots de l‟aube, special broadcast of readings
   by 15 contemporary Acadian poets, Contributing poet, Atlantic
   Provinces, Canada, 1989.
   L’oeil de poisson gallery & Galerie d’art des Foufounes électriques,
   La sueure de nos yeux, multi-media event by 10 women artists and
   writers, Contributing poet, Montréal, 1988 & Québec, 1989.
   Théâtre Laurie Henri, Le pique-nique, touring staged production of
   play by Acadian writer Rino Morin-Rossignol, Lead role, New-Brunswick
   and Prince-Edward Island, Canada, 1984.
SELECTED REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS
   Nefilm.com, Poetry in Motion, April Gardner, July 4, 2004.
   Take One: Film in Canada, Beyond the Fringe: Louise Bourque, Larissa
   Fan, Toronto, Vol. 13, No. 48, Dec. 2004.
   The Boston Herald, „Vernacular': A perfect twist on family photos, Joanne
   Silver, Friday, December 17, 2004.

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  CBC Radio, “Y‟a pas deux matins pareils”, radio interview, Toronto,
  February 18, 2004.
  The Village Voice, A Few Odd Girls Out […], Ed Halter, New York,
  November 19-25, 2003.
  Now Toronto, Perspective Lost, Cameron Bailey, Toronto, September 4-
  13, 2003.
  Sundance Channel, television interview, part of Shorts from the
  Underground series aired in November 2002.
  L’Acadie Nouvelle, L’univers expérimental d’une cinéaste, Isabelle
  Lacroix, September 20, 2002.
  Substance TV, interview, one of featured filmmakers part of “A Short
  Trip Between Art and Life”, a special segment on Cinematexas, DVD
  Video Magazine edited by Willaim Haskins, Austin, Texas, Issue 01.
  IndieRag.com, Mad Cat, an interview with festival director Ariella
  Ben-Dov, September 7, 2001.
  ArtsMEDIA, Review of New England Film Festival, Stephen Brophy, March
  15-April 15, 2000.
  Chicago Reader, Other Worlds: Time & Place in Recent Avant-Garde
  Film, Fred Camper, April 16, 1999.
  The Stranger, Avant-Garde Film Series, Andy Spletzer, Seattle,
  February 1999.
  San Francisco Bay Guardian, Pandora's Screens, Edward Crouse, April
  1998.
  Hour Magazine, Avant-Guardian, Dimitri Katadotis, Montreal, May 14,
  1998.
  Kino, quarterly film journal, interview by Sara Wikström, Uppsala,
  Sweden, 1996.
  University of Uppsala Radio, radio interview, Uppsala, October 1995.
  Swedish National Radio (P-3), radio interview, Stockholm, October
  1995.
  Atlantic CBC Radio, “L‟art pour le plaisir”, radio interview,
  Moncton, Canada, November 1995.
  Atlantic CBC Radio, “L'art pour le plaisir”, radio interview,
  Moncton, Canada, December 1995.
  National CBC Radio, “Vent d'ouest”, radio interview, Vancouver,
  Canada, 1992.
  The Globe and Mail, Everybody in these movies seems nice, Jay Scott,
  Toronto, March 6, 1992.
  24 images, Cinéma acadien—rêves francophones venus d'ailleurs, Myriam
  El Yamani, No. 61.
  Atlantic CBC Radio, “Bonjour Atlantique”, radio interview, Moncton,
  Canada, 1990.
  Radio centre-ville, "Derrière l'image", radio interview, Montreal,
  1994.
  Ven’d’est, Louise Bourque: un brasier de détermination, Myriame El
  Yamani, No. 41, 1991.
GUEST LECTURER/SPEAKER
   MIT, Visual Arts Program, “Foundations in the Visual Arts” classes with
   Julia Scher and Wendy Jacob,
   GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, “Structuring & Deconstructing Time”, a
   discussion of my work in film, October 2005.


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Sight Lines: The Culture and Science of Vision, Annual Conference of the
New England American Studies Association, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
and the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, September
2005.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, “Distorted Views & Altered Sites: Towards a
Clearer Vision“, a discussion of my work in film.
Rhode Island School of Design, Film/Animation/Video Department,
Providence, February 2004, March 2005.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, "Experimental Film Techniques" class with
Jeff Sias and Bryan Papciack.
CalArts, School of Film/Video, Valencia, California, March, 2005.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, “Experimental Film Technics” with Betsy
Bromberg.
Pitzer College, Media Studies Department, Claremont, California,
March 2005.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, “Handmade film“ class with Jesse Lerner.
Olympia International Film Festival, Olympia, Washington, November
2003.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, part of panel discussion on the use of hand
manipulations in filmmaking.
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Film Area, Boston, March,
2001.
GUEST LECTURER, Super-8 class with Joe Gibbons, gave a two-class
workshop on non-camera filmmaking.
Boston Jewish Film Festival, Boston, November 2000.
GUEST SPEAKER, introduced a film program and discussed the use of found
footage in the works presented.
Emerson College, Department of Visual and Media Arts, Boston, April
2000.
GUEST LECTURER, Film Production II class with Nancy Salzer, gave
workshop on editing strategies.
Brandeis University, Women in Shorts, the 5th annual K. Lubin
Symposium, March 1998.
GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, part of panel discussion on production and
exhibition of short films by women.
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Film Area, Boston, February,
1997.
GUEST LECTURER, Optical Printing class with Barbara Hammer, lectured on
optical printing techniques and methods, discussed optical printing
in my work, and provided technical assistance on students‟ projects.
Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 1996.
GUEST LECTURER, gave a presentation on experimental cinema and
moderated a panel discussion that followed with filmmakers Yann
Beauvais, Dominic Angerame, Matthias Müller and Jay Rosenblatt.
Uppsala Short Film Festival, GUEST OF HONNOR, LECTURER, Sweden, October
1995.
Casting Shadows Shedding Light, lectured on the definition and future
of experimental cinema and gave a multi-media presentation that
included recorded interviews with filmmakers, writers, and curators.
Montreal International Short Film Festival, Maison de la culture
Mercier, April 1994.
GUEST SPEAKER, part of panel discussion in conference entitled “Can
Cinema be Taught?”
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  University of Washington, Women's Commission Educational Media
  Collection, Seattle, April 1993.
  GUEST SPEAKER, introduced "Just Beneath the Skin" and "Blood Sisters:
  Women Breaking Ground", two programs of short films, including own
  work, curated by PMS: Post Modern Sisters.
  Evergreen State College, Recording and Structuring Light and Sound
  Program, Olympia, January 1993.
  GUEST LECTURER, class with Laurie Meeker, lectured on fund raising and
  grant writing for film,
  presented and discussed some of my work.
  911 Media Art Center, "Just Beneath the Skin", Seattle, Washington,
  February 1993.
  GUEST FILMMAKER AND SPEAKER, introduced a program of shorts curated by
  PMS: Post Modern Sisters.
  Northwestern University, Department of Radio/Television/Film,
  Evanston, June 1992.
  GUEST SPEAKER, class on Canadian Cinema with Dr. Manjunath Pendakur,
  presented and discussed my work in relation to the topic of Canadian
  Women and Diaspora Filmmakers.
CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES
   Screening in the Garden: Short Films for Summer , Somerville Community
   Growing Center, August 2005
   GUEST CURATOR, FILMMAKER, SPEAKER, co-curated and introduced a program of
   shorts by women for including own work.
   The Canada Council for the Arts, Media Arts Grants Program Ottawa,
   Canada, January 2004
   MEMBER OF PEER ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE, selection process for attribution of
   grants.
   Film from the Margin, GUEST CURATOR, SPEAKER, memorial tribute to Stan
   Brakhage, Emerson College, Boston, 2003.
   Balagan Series, GUEST CURATOR, SPEAKER, Austrian Treasures, Coolidge
   Corner Theater, Boston, October 2002.
   Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center for the Arts, Harvard
   University, Boston.
   GUEST CURATOR, FILMMAKER, SPEAKER, curated and introduced a program of
   international shorts including own work called Shifting Grounds:
   Inhabiting Places (Fall 1997), co-curated Cinema of the Grotesque, a
   month-long series of features and shorts (Fall 1998), prepared an
   all-night program of films by Stan Brakhage (Spring 1999).
   Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, New York, February 1999.
   GUEST CURATOR, SPEAKER, program called Speech "Impediments", including
   own work.
   The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Remis Auditorium, Boston, June
   1999.
   GUEST CURATOR, SPEAKER, presented a series entitled Visions of the
   Avant-Garde.
   International Biennial Film and Architecture, Graz, Austria, November
   1997.
   GUEST CURATOR, GUEST FILMMAKER, SPEAKER, presented a program of short films
   including own work.
   The 35th Ann Arbor Film Festival, JURY MEMBER, invited to judge the
   competition, March 1997.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE—Film Production
   Introduction to Filmmaking, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts,
   Boston, Spring 2005.
   Personal Documentary, an intermediate level film/video production
   course, Emerson College, Boston, Fall 2002.
   Film II, an intermediate level core narrative filmmaking course
   focusing on all aspects of production
   from scriptwriting to final mix, Emerson College, Boston, Spring,
   Summer and Fall 2000, Spring 2002
   Advanced Film Projects, an advanced production course focusing on
   various stages of individual student film projects including
   individual and group critique sessions, The School of the Museum of
   Fine Arts, Boston, Fall 1998.
   The Collaborative Film Workshop, an intensive year-long narrative
   filmmaking course focusing on all stages of production of a class
   project, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Spring 1997,
   Fall 1997-Spring 1998.
   16mm Filmmaking I, an intensive 90-hour core filmmaking course
   introducing students to all aspects of production, The School of the
   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Summer 1997.
   Filmmaking I, a year-long core curriculum 16mm production course
   focusing on all aspects of production from scriptwriting to final
   mix, Concordia University, Montreal, 1993-1994.
   Recycled Images and Non-Camera Filmmaking, a Filmmaking Arts course, The
   New School, Summer 1999.
   Optical Printing I & II, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts,
   Boston, Fall 1997, Spring & Fall 1998, Spring 1999.
   Recycled Images and Non-Camera Filmmaking, The School of the Museum
   of Fine Arts, Boston, Fall 1997 & 1998.
   Super-8 Filmmaking, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Fall 1996,
   2000, 2001, 2002 & Spring 2002, 2003.
   Beginning Super-8 Filmmaking, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts,
   Boston, Summer 1997, 1999, 2000.
   Basic Principles of Cinematography, a four-week class, 911 Media Arts
   Center, Seattle, Fall 1992.
   Optical Printing, series of workshops, Concordia University,
   Montreal, Fall 1989.
   Film I, Teaching Assistant for Laurie Dunphy, The School of the Art
   Institute of Chicago, Fall 1990 & Spring 1991.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE—Film Studies
   Avant-Garde Cinema, senior seminar, Emerson College, Boston, Fall
   2003.
   Art Video, a historical survey, Emerson College, Boston, Spring 2003.
   Found Footage Filmmaking, senior seminar, Emerson College, Boston,
   Fall 2002.
   Experimental Film, a historical survey, Emerson College, Spring,
   2002.
   Personal Filmmaking: the Self in Film, senior seminar, Emerson
   College, Boston, Fall 2001.
   History of Avant-Garde/Experimental Film, Emerson College, Boston,
   Fall 2000.

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  Non-Commercial Cinema: the Avant-Garde Tradition, a historical
  survey, Boston University, Boston, Spring 1999.
  Avant-Garde Tendencies in Filmmaking, The School of the Museum of
  Fine Arts, Boston, Spring 1997 and 1999.
  Film Noir and The Golden Age of Hollywood, Teaching Assistant for Dr.
  Susan Doll,
  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fall 1991 and Spring 1992
  respectively.
OTHER EXPERIENCE
   Special Projects Researcher, HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE, Boston, Summer 1997-
   Spring 1998.
   Conducting research in the development of special film programs for
   screening series.
   House Manager, CHICAGO FILMMAKERS’, Chicago, Summer 1992.
   Managing operations for public film screenings and live performances.
   Public Relations/Project Coordinator, NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA,
   Moncton, 1986.
   Organized a public relations campaign to promote the work of six
   filmmakers produced by the NFB.
   Public Relations/Project Coordinator, GALERIE SANS NOM, Moncton, Canada,
   1985.
   Organized a service for the sale and rental of work by artists from
   Canadian Atlantic provinces.
   Broadcast Reporter, "Coup d'oeil", ATLANTIC CBC TELEVISION , Moncton,
   Canada, 1985-1986.
   Researched, wrote, and reported on the air a series of 10 topics on
   the socio-cultural life of Acadian youth.
PUBLICATIONS
   The Independent, contribution to “The List” on the subject of foreign
   cinema, Volume 28B, July/August 2005.
   Release Print, Film Arts Foundation‟s Publication, Festival Reports
   on NY Expo and Oberhausen, March 2004.
   Éloïze, literary journal of the Association des écrivains acadiens,
   Selected Poems, Moncton, Canada, Fall 1983 and Fall 1984.
   La sueure de nos yeux, publication funded by grant from Canadian
   Government.
   One of ten women writers featured, Montreal, 1988.
PERSONAL
   Written and spoken languages: French and English
   Born February 2, 1963 in Edmundston, N.B., Canada




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