ALEXIS MITCHELL is a Toronto-based media artist and scholar whose videos and installations have shown at festivals and in galleries internationally. Her work uses architectures and objects to queer common understandings of memory, place and belonging. Mitchell received her MFA in Film and Video Production from York University where her thesis video ‘CAMP’ won the award for Best Upcoming Director at the World Film Festival in Montreal. She also works collaboratively alongside artist Sharlene Bamboat under the name Bambitchell. The duo have exhibited work internationally and recently received the Homebrew Award at the Images Festival for their installation ‘Silent Citizen’. Currently, Mitchell is in production on a number of new works and is a PhD Candidate in Human Geography and Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.