Paula John

Dissertation or MRP title:
Performing Charlatans: The Theatricality of Quacks, Spiritualists, Mediums and Psychics


paula-john-profilePaula John is a multi-disciplinary artist and scholar based in Toronto. She has been exhibiting her work (including photography, film, painting, printmaking, textiles, installation, and performance) since 2003. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography and, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Documentary Media from Ryerson University, and a Master of Arts degree in Communication and Culture from York University. Some of the themes explored in her work include, gender, sexuality, feminism, and performance. Paula is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies at York University.

What you like to do when you aren’t being a grad student
I don't know if I ever really cease being a grad student, but in my spare time I like to read (for pleasure), make art, craft, garden, and spend time with my cats.


"Celluloid Dress" 2011 "The Dorchester Project" 2011 "I Don't Know Why This Happened, But It Did" 2011 "Peepshow" 2009