Dayna McLeod is a Montreal-based performance and video artist whose work includes themes of feminism, queer identity, and sexuality. Her performances often use humour and capitalize on exploiting the body’s social and material conditions. Her work has been presented at OFFTA in Montreal and in many festivals and venues around the world. She has a Ph.D. from The Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture at Concordia University. In the summer of 2019, she started recording herself sleeping, which made her realize the frequency and intensity of her sleep disturbances. Her project, Covid Sleep, is a virtual video installation that consists of night-vision surveillance footage of her and her girlfriend sleeping over the course of the 60-day residency. She will edit together her various sleep disturbances into a 30-minute digital video installation.