Ariel Kirk-Gushowaty is an experimental filmmaker and photo-based artist living in Vancouver, BC. Her practice explores consciousness, relationships, and technology. As a parent of two young daughters she also has a special interest in how these topics are affecting the next generation. She is currently the artist in residence with Reel 2 Real Film Festival, and is working on an experimental documentary about vision, screens, and being present in our lives. Ariel has a BA in Philosophy and Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto, and a Photography Certificate from Langara College. Her work has been shown in Canada and internationally.