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Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

Wil Murray shadow-boxes with painting and photography in his latest show at the British window gallery, Vitrine. more

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Spread over the two sites, it opens at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton on May 27, 2017 and Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff on June 24, 2017, with public programming at both sites throughout the exhibition’s duration. more

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2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art will feature artists from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge; for the first time, the group will gather a year ahead to collaborate at The Banff Centre this summer. more

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At Remai Modern, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Walter Philips Gallery, Nikkei National Gallery and Winnipeg Art Gallery. more

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"Future Station"

Photo: Kristy Trinier.

Curated by AGA curator Kristy Trinier, "Future Station" is the ninth iteration of the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, which has been spearheaded by the gallery with intermittent partners since 1996. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta has chosen 42 artists for "Future Station", next year’s instalment of the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art. more

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"Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art" (January 24 - May 3, 2015) is an examination of the creative practices at work with Alberta artists and ultimately an expression on what it feels like to be an artist in Alberta. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is announces the 2015 "Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art" Call for Submissions is now open to resident Alberta artists. more

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A glimpse of red at the entrance to the Art Gallery of Alberta beckons from Edmonton’s Churchill Square. Luxe, by Laura Vickerson, is a sumptuous damask intervention within the curvilinear metallic sheath of the gallery. more

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Guest curator Nancy Tousley has chosen 36 artists to represent the province in the 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, which will open at the Art Gallery of Alberta early next year. more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is pleased to announce the names of the artists who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, to be presented January 26-May 5, 2013. more

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"Timeland," the 2010 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, provoked an ongoing provincial dialogue about identities and regional representations. more

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"I don’t believe in centres anymore. I believe technology decenters everything." -Richard Rhodes more

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Over its 14 year history, the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art has provided a snapshot of the leading edge of the visual arts scene across the province. more

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Under the theme "Living Utopia and Disaster", the works featured in the Alberta Biennial are billed as "discrete reminders that hopes are often matched with impending catastrophe, actions with adversity, and that Utopia is mostly built on disasters. more

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"keeps it all neat and tidy"

John Freeman

As soon as you enter the first display area of the 2007 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, you’ll know that you’re in for a fun, but challenging time. more

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"Art 05" is a bold and confident title for the fifth Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art — it heightens my sense of anticipation as I walk through the doors during its spring run at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre. more

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