Peggy Gale is a Toronto-based independent curator and writer whose texts on contemporary art, especially video art, have become artistic benchmarks. She has published essays in Video by Artists (1976, 1986), Mirror Machine: Video and Indentity (1995), and Lectures obliques (1999), and texts in numerous catalogues. Videotexts, a selection of her essays, was published in 1995. Among the many exhibitions she has organized are Videoscape (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1974-1975), XIV Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (1977), Electronic Landscapes (National Gallery of Canada, 1989), the Biennale of the Moving Image (Madrid, 1990), and Tout le temps/Every Time (La Biennale de Montréal, 2000). In 2006, Gale received the Governor General's Award for Visual and Media Arts.