Joseph Medaglia is a Canadian artist, filmmaker and scholar. His creative work and research explore the relationship between representation, identity, and the body; in particular as it relates to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer) subjects. His artistic practices vary and include experimental video, costume, handicrafts and robotics. He is an Assistant Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada and teaches courses in film, visual communication design, interactive media, and studio practice. He has a Bachelor of Fine Art in Visual Art and a Master of Art in Communication and Culture.