Kapwani Kiwanga

She is the 15th Canadian artist under 40 to win the award, valued this year at $100,000. Read more


The work of the five artists on the short list will be featured in a group exhibition opening Oct. 3 at the National Gallery of Canada. One artist will take home the $100,000 first prize, to be awarded Nov. 14 in Ottawa. Read more


The Hamilton-born, Paris-based artist will realize an open-air installation in Randall’s Island Park, exploring freedom of movement and architectures of exclusion, tentatively titled "Shady." Read more


Kapwani Kiwanga is interested in Africa's transition from colonial rule and has spent many hours searching for archival imagery of different independence celebrations. Read more