Vancouver-born artist Aleesa Cohene has been producing videos since 2001. She has exhibited work in galleries and film and media art festivals internationally, with notable solo exhibitions in Cologne (2010), Berlin (2012), Reykjavik (2013) and Toronto (2014). She has participated in artist residencies in Canada, Denmark and the Netherlands. She has won various awards and was long listed for the Sobey Award, Canada’s premier art prize for young artists, three years in a row. In 2010 she completed a fellowship at the Kunsthochschule für Medien in Cologne, Germany. She holds a Masters of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto. Cohene currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.