Carina Profir

Carina Profir – Bio


Carina Profir, a graduate of both the fine arts diploma program at the Ottawa School of Art and the Faculty of Science at the University of Ottawa, began her studio work searching for ways in which to integrate some of her scientific knowledge base into her art. This investigation led her to the exploration of ways in which animals, and the spaces that they occupy, can be used as symbols and representations of issues relating to microbiology, agriculture, economy, and gender. While her work mainly comprises of digital photography, she enjoys experimenting with other mediums such as video, web-based social platforms, and more recently, embroidery and textiles. A sample of her work can be viewed at

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