Tricia Middleton trained in visual art, receiving a B.F.A. from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Studio Arts in 1995. $$ Joel Taylor trained in both visual art and film studies, receiving his B.F.A. from the School for Contemporary Art at Simon Fraser University in 1999. They began collaborating together on experimental videos and art installations in 1998. Their work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. They both currently reside in Vancouver.