Sharlene Bamboat is an artist and filmmaker. Her works have exhibited internationally, including: the Sharjah Film Platform (U.A.E.), the Berlin Film Festival: Forum Expanded (Germany), Aga Khan Museum (Canada), BFI’s London Film Festival (UK), Malmo Queer Film Festival (Sweden) and Vasakh Film Festival (Pakistan). Sharlene frequently works in collaboration, most notably with artist Alexis Mitchell under the name Bambitchell. The duo have had solo exhibitions at Gallery TPW (Toronto), Articule (Montreal), AKA Gallery (Saskatoon), Mercer Union (Toronto), and an upcoming solo exhibition at the Henry Art Gallery (Seattle). They were long list recipients of the National Gallery of Canada’s Sobey Art Prize.

Sharlene contributes regularly to the arts-sector in Canada, as programmer, artistic director, jury member for festivals, board member for not-for-profits arts organizations, and has been a member of various film/video collectives.

Sharlene is based in Tio’tia:ke/Montréal, in Kanien’kehá:ka territory