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Gisèle Gordon is a settler media artist and writer based in Dish With One Spoon Territory (Toronto, Canada). Her solo work includes the feature-length documentary The Tunguska Project (Best Feature Length Film at the Planet in Focus Film Festival, 2005), the video installations Crosscurrent (2013 Moscow Biennale), and projection/performance piece The Land that Dreams.

With her long-time collaborator, Cree artist Kent Monkman, she created the sound and light installation, Iskootāo (Nuit Blanche, 2010) and over a dozen short films that have screened at TIFF, Sundance, and Berlin. She is a former programmer of Hot Docs and imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Gordon co-wrote, with Monkman, the exhibition text for Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience (Nominated for the 2017 Ontario Association of Art Gallery Awards for Curatorial Art Writing). She wrote the exhibition text for Monkman’s Being Legendary exhibition (ROM 2022-23) and most recently co-wrote, with Monkman, the two volume epic, The Memoirs of Miss Chief Eagle Testickle: A True and Exact Accounting of the History of Turtle Island, McClelland & Stewart Nov/Dec 2022.

As Director
As Producer/Creative Collaborator
  • Dance to the Berdashe, five channel installation, 12:00, directed by Kent Monkman, 2008, also Super 8 photography
  • Shooting Geronimo, drama, 11:00, directed by Kent Monkman, 2007, also Director of Photography
  • Blood River, drama, 23:00, directed by Kent Monkman, 2000
  • A Nation is Coming, experimental dance film, 22:00, directed by Kent Monkman, 1996