Nikki Forrest is a visual and media artist based in Montreal. Her practice includes drawing, installation and sound but she is best known for her short experimental videos which have shown at numerous festivals, galleries and museums including: The Mix Festival, New York, The Glasgow Film and Video Workshop, Dundee Contemporary Arts, The Oberhausen Short film and Video Festival, Ausland, Berlin, Le Center d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona. Signal and Noise, Vancouver, MSVU Gallery, Halifax, The Images Festival, Toronto and the Festival Internationale du Films sur l’Art, Montreal. Her work is included in the collections of The National Gallery of Canada, The Saskatchewan Arts Board and Concordia University.
Forrest has also recently participated in several international artists residencies including: The CALQ residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina and The Canada Council studio at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris.