From V2_Lab for the Unstable Media:
Doug Back has been Technical Director at Trinity Video, a founding member of the YYZ Gallery and InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre in Toronto and an advisor to both the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. Back’s artworks combine kinetic, robotic, and visual media elements to explore technology’s effect on the body. His works have been exhibited across Canada as well as Europe, and the United States. He is Professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, where he teaches in both the Integrated Media and Sculpture/Installation Departments. Back continues to teach the physical computing approach to art practice he developed with Norman White in the 1980s. He was awarded the Petro Canada Award in 1987.