Elizabeth MacKenzie



  • 2016

    This exhibition features a new series of large-scale, drawing-based digital prints investigating the problematics of self-portraiture, along with an installation that annotates my creative process within the development of this work.

  • 2015

    This project responds to Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, Frankenstein. The creature at the heart of this story is an object of both fascination and revulsion. Like all monsters, he exists outside of normative standards and in doing so represents our most fearful selves.

    The drawings are based on Boris Karloff’s performance of the monster, within James Whales’ Frankenstein films from the 1930s. Karloff's iconic representation has come to stand for the very idea of a...

  • 2012

    Installed at the Roundhouse Community Centre (Vancouver) as part of the annual Memory Festival, this installation represented fragmented words and phrases taken from the other artworks and theatre projects in the festival.  All that was left explored the limits of language as a vehicle for memory.