Steve Reinke

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Steve Reinke
Born (1963-06-05) June 5, 1963 (age 55)
Eganville, Ontario, Canada
Known forVideo art

Steve Reinke (born 1963) is a Canadian video artist and filmmaker.[1]


Reinke was born June 5, 1963 in Eganville, Ontario, Canada.[2] He lives and works in Chicago, Illinois,[3][4] where he is a professor of Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University.[5] He received his M.F.A. from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1993.[6]


Reinke's best known work is The 100 Videos (1996) and consists of one hundred separate videos created between 1990 and 1996.[3][7]

As a writer and editor, Reinke has co-edited Lux: A Decade of Artists' Film and Video, 2000 and published Everybody Loves Nothing: Video 1996-2004, 2004.[8]


Reinke exhibitied in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.[9] He has additionally exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Pompidou Centre, Tate, National Gallery of Canada, International Film Festival Rotterdam and the New York Video Festival.[10]


Reinke's work is included in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada[2] and the Museum of Modern Art.[11]


In 2006, Reinke won the Bell Canada Award for Video Art, administered by the Canada Council for the Arts.[12]


  1. ^ "Artist/Maker Name "Reinke, Steve"". Canadian Heritage Information Network. Government of Canada. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Reinke, Steve 1963-". National Gallery of Canada. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Artist Steve Reinke". Canadian Art. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  4. ^ Vaughan, RM. "Video artist Steve Reinke's narrators are getting closer to the real thing (whatever that means)". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Faculty". Northwestern University. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  6. ^ Reinke, Steve; Monk, Philip; Power Plant (Art gallery) (1997). Steve Reinke: the hundred videos. Toronto: Power Plant.
  7. ^ Mike Hoolboom (27 September 2013). Practical Dreamers: Conversations with Movie Artists. Coach House Books. pp. 232–. ISBN 978-1-77056-181-6.
  8. ^ Reinke, Steve; Taylor, Tom; YYZ (Galerie); Pleasure Dome (Association) (2000). Lux: a decade of artists'film and video. Toronto: YYZ Books. ISBN 0920397263.
  9. ^ "Steve Reinke With Jessie Mott". Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  10. ^ Reinke, Steve; Hoolboom, Michael (2004). Everybody loves nothing: video 1996-2004. Toronto, Ont.: Coach House Books. ISBN 1552451488.
  11. ^ "Steve Reinke". Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Toronto artist Steve Reinke wins $10,000 video art prize". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 14 June 2016.