Nika Belianina is an award-winning Toronto-based multi-hyphenate: writer/director, camerawoman and a photographer, with an exhibition history at over 25 venues in Belgium, Canada, Peru and the USA. She's a juror and a recipient of international artist residencies and of OAC and CAC grants. Nika likes to explore the themes of escapism and longing. Genuinely inspired and often working with nature, her poetic photographs have elements of magical realism and movement, creating unique emotions. She is inspired by a sense of wonder, while always looking for new ways of self-expression. Nika's works capture feminine sensibilities in somewhat avant-garde settings.