Karen Zalamea is a Filipino-Canadian artist, educator, and cultural worker based in Burnaby. Her interdisciplinary practice is rooted in photography and critically considers methodologies, materiality, and modes of presentation. Zalamea’s projects have received support from the Canada Council for the Arts, British Columbia Arts Council, and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions and as public art projects across Canada and internationally. Zalamea holds an MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, and a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver.