Alana Bartol is a multidisciplinary artist, working in video, bioart, performance, installation and community art based in Calgary, AB, Canada. Her work reveal and examine the prevailing set of aesthetic and environmental concerns in North American communities, while questioning our assumptions of gender. Bartol holds a B.F.A. [Honours with Distinction] from University of Windsor and a MFA from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI), where she taught the first Performance Art course in the Department of Art and Art History.