Heidi Barkun is a chronically ill and disabled transdisciplinary artist from Tiohtià:ke - Mooniyang - Montreal. She has a Master of Arts in Visual & Media Arts and Feminist Studies (UQAM, 2020), a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Concordia, 1999) and a Bachelor of Science (McGill, 1995). She has presented her research at academic conferences in Paris, New York, Aalborg, Vienna and Montreal. Her artworks have been shown in Canada, the United States, Europe and South America, and are included in the National Bank Collection and the Senvest Collection of Contemporary Canadian Art. Her projects have been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. She is the 2020 laureate of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art.

Heidi is currently an artist in residence at the McConnell-Université de Montréal Research-Creation Chair on the Reappropriation of Maternity. Her Bronfman fellowship exhibition, פרו ורבו (P'ru Ur'vu / Soyez féconds et multipliez-vous / Be Fruitful and Multiply), will be presented at Projet Casa, Montreal in October 2022, and her travelling exhibition, LET'S GET YOU PREGNANT!, will be shown at Centre d'exposition de Val d'Or from February to April, 2023.