Andrew Bateman is a documentary media artist and a PhD Candidate in the Communication and Culture Program at York University and Ryerson University in Toronto. He also holds an MFA in Documentary Media. His research unravels the myriad connections between Toronto and the Canadian Arctic to rethink the visual lexicon of Arctic documentary film. His films have been screened in Toronto, Berlin, Hamilton, Edmonton, and Lunenburg, while his artwork has been featured in Bergen, Istanbul, Brussels, Berlin, and Toronto. He is the recipient of the prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship.