Miles Lowry

Miles Lowry

Biography: 

Miles Lowry is a visual artist, writer, composer and director. He has been exhibiting paintings and sculptures in solo and group exhibitions since 1981. His sculptural installation – DISSOLVE / REVEAL (portraying a group of disappearing figures), was chosen Peoples Choice at Artropolis 2002 in Vancouver BC and his work was subsequently a subject for CBC’s Artspots shown nationally. His recent paintings are drawn from travels, experiences with the natural world, and an ongoing interest in figures and faces. He is an Artistic Co-Director for Suddenly Dance Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia where he is working in video arts and media. He wrote and co-directed OPIUM, based on French poet Jean Cocteau, which was presented on Bravo Television in 2005 and chosen for the 35TH Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center Plaza in New York. OPIUM also had it’s French language debut on ARTV Quebec in 2006. His next two films AISLING and GUTHRIE SWIMS THE LAKE for Bravo!FACT allowed him to also contribute his music and voice to the soundtracks. His current UNTITLED WITS PROJECT aims to stop or reduce bullying by offering highly visual, largely non-verbal dance videos that can be used as perpetual learning tools for youth engagement. Lowry's book BLOOD ORANGE based on the life of Paul Bowles, was released by Ekstasis Editions in 2008 and is being currently being adapted for a new dance film project.

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