RYAN JOSEY is a Nova Scotian artist practicing writing and visual art. Through image, text and text-based performance, video, sculpture and installation his work has explored translation, dislocation and the field of identity through the lens of queerness. He has been supported by grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and Arts Nova Scotia, and has participated in residencies internationally including the New York Arts Practicum (New York); the Centre for Art Tapes (Halifax); the Arteles Creative Centre (Finland); the Khyber Centre for the Arts (Halifax); and Plug In ICA partnered with DIS.art (Winnipeg).