Michael DiRisio is a writer and visual artist. His recent work explores labour, social histories and the construction of value, through photo, video and installation-based projects. His writing has appeared in Art Papers, Afterimage, C Magazine, Espace Magazine, BlackFlash, and Public Journal, among others, where he reflects on art as a social force.
He holds an MFA from the University of Windsor and has participated in exhibitions at Rodman Hall Art Centre, Artcite, Museum London, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, and Eyelevel Gallery, with forthcoming exhibitions at Thames Art Gallery and the Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre. He has recently participated in artist residencies in Barcelona, Spain and Reykjavik, Iceland, and is currently the artistic director of Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre.