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Andrew Zealley

b.1956

Andrew Zealley is a Toronto-based artist whose practice has been situated at the shifting nexus of HIV/AIDS, queer identity, and the body since 1990. Organized around sound and listening practices, Zealley’s creative work extends from audio and music methods to inform mixed disciplines and media — including video, photography, bookmaking, archiving, pedagogy, AIDS activism, and public sex practices.

Zealley holds a Ph.D. through the Faculty of Environment and Urban Change (EUC) at York University; research project: Risky Beeswax: Artistic Responses to the Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS. His dissertation work includes an audio intervention, Soft Subversions, that will be published as a 2LP vinyl edition in spring2021. Vinyl distribution: https://www.seance-centre.com/. Books and sound distribution: https://artmetropole.com/.

Zealley currently lives and works in his studio, adores Ildefonso and Roland, and imagines the sounds of records records records. What are you wearing?: [email protected]

Photograph by Roberto Bonifacio.

View Zealley's video intervention Lucid Dreaming Ludic Waking (2020), here:

https://vimeo.com/494318688

Listen to "Harm (Reduction Mix)" (2020), here:

https://vimeo.com/459977314

password: PASTORAL POWER

listent to "Riot Action" (2020), here:

https://vimeo.com/459979407

password: PASTORAL POWER