Duane Linklater – CV

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Duane Linklater
b. 1976, Moose Factory, Ontario, Canada
Lives and works in North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Education

  • 2012 Master of Fine Arts, Film/Video, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
  • 2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2003 Bachelor of Native Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 apparatus for the circulation of Indigenous voices and ideas into the air, Western Front, Vancouver
    Determined by the river, in collaboration with Tanya Lukin Linklater, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    Field Station: Duane Linklater, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
  • 2016 From Our Hands, 80WSE Gallery, NYU Steinhardt School, New York, NY; Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
  • 2015 salt 11: Duane Linklater, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, USA
  • 2014 But the sun is up and you’re going?, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Modest Livelihood, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, VOX – Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal, Canada
    It means it is raining, for ICA@50: Pleasing Artists and Publics since 1963, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2013 Decommission, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
    Modest Livelihood, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Modest Livelihood, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Learning, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    grain(s), in collaboration with Tanya Lukin Linklater, Images Festival, co-presented with Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
    Something About Encounter, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada
    Secondary Explanation, The New Gallery, Calgary, Canada
  • 2012 Modest Livelihood, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Beothuck Building, Or Gallery, Vancouver
    Raspberry Cargo, Family Business, New York, USA
    Modest Livelihood, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB, presented in collaboration with dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
    Untitled (A Blueberry Garden for Bard College), on-site outdoor project, CCS Bard/Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
  • 2011 Journey Through, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Canada
    Exhibition, East Van Studios, Vancouver
  • 2009 Tiny Resident, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 Post-Nature—A Museum as an Ecosystem, Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
    Beautiful world, where are you?, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
    Echoes, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    Agora, The High Line, New York, USA
    The Light Fantastic, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada
  • 2017 Insurgence/Resurgence, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
    Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project, organized by Mural Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA
    In Dialogue, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada
    In Search of Expo 67, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Propped, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
  • 2016 10/10, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, SK, Canada
    NERIRI KIRURU HARARA, SeMa Biennale, Mediacity Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
    The State, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada
    Itasca, The Bindery Projects, St. Paul, MN, USA
    A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    We Are The People, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Ogden, UT, USA
  • 2015 Many things brought from one climate to another, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Accompaniment, EFA Project Space, New York, USA
    Playing Pool with Eggs, Galerie Bernhard, Zurich, Switzerland
    Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and Contemporary Canadian Landscape, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
    O Horizon, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, Canada
    An Evening Redness in the West, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, USA
    Residue: The Persistence of the Real, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Infiltrations, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Centre D’Art Bastille, Grenoble, France
    Folklore and Other Panics, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, NL, Canada
  • 2014 One step ahead going backwards, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, LEAP, Berlin, Germany
    Narrative/Performative, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel, Switzerland
    Work in Public, Decad, Berlin, Germany
    Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK; Dalhousie Art Gallery, Dalhousie University, and St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada
    Cigarette Beetle (Lasioderma serricorne), Where, New York, USA
    Unstuck In Time, Te Tuhi, Auckland, New Zealand
    Where Do I End and You Begin, in collaboration with Brian Jungen, Edinburgh Art Festival, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2013 Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Fiction/Non Fiction, Esker Foundation, Calgary, Canada
    Sobey Art Award Exhibition, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada
    Situated – A Forum on Film as a Short Form: Outdoor Cinema, The White Building, presented in collaboration with The Lab Film Festival, London, UK
    Way Stations, The Nightingale Cinema, Chicago; Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, USA
    First Nations, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, USA
    Chasse et Chassé, Domaine départemental de la Garenne Lemot, Gétigné-Clisson, France
  • 2012 Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    An Impossible Distance, various locations, organized by David Horvitz
    Bard College MFA Graduate Exhibition, Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery, Red Hook, USA
    Up River, in collaboration with Tanya Lukin Linklater, Prince Albert Arts Centre, Prince Albert, SK, Canada
  • 2011 Same Same but Different, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA; OK. Video Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia; Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
    2nd year MFA exhibition, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
    Life Rich, Wood Land School, North Bay, ON, Canada
  • 2010 1st year MFA exhibition, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
    Hors Lieux, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, Canada
    96, The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
    About Face, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2009 Double Vision, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, USA
    Ideally, at Utopics–11th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland
    Lore, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Transforming Motion, The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton; New Gallery, Calgary, Canada
    Art as Journey, The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Canada
  • 2008 Ancestral Bonds, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Lore, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada
  • 2007 Okiskinotahewewin/His Guidance, American Indian Film Festival, San Francisco, USA; Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary; Dreamspeakers Film Festival, Edmonton; ImagineNative Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
    Red Friends, Red Shift Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
    Free for All, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2006 In the Circle of Giving Back, ANDPVA, Toronto, Canada
    Talking Pictures: From the Sacred Circle to the Square Canvas, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2005 Here and Now: Current Drawings, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Emerge, The Front Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
    Transmission, FAB Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Books and Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2018 Kitty Scott, Sally Tallant, and Sinéad McCarthy, eds., Beautiful World, Where Are You?, Art Books Publishing, London, UK
  • 2017 Jamie Isaac, Julie Nagam, eds., Insurgence, Resurgence, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
    Beck Jee-Sook, Yekyung Kil, eds., SeMa Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2016: NERIRI KIRURU HARARA, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2016 Erin Sutherland, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, Tanya Lukin Linklater, and Duane Linklater, Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater: A Parallel Excavation, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2015 Whitney Tassie, salt 11: Duane Linklater, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, USA
    Grant Arnold, Residue: Persistence of the Real, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Mireille Eagan and Vicky Chainey Gagnon, Folklore and Other Panics, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, Canada
    Naomi Potter and Shauna Thompson, eds., Wonder and Resonance: Fiction/Non-fiction, Esker Foundation, Calgary, Canada
  • 2014 Michael Taussig, Hunting and Looking, VOX – Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal, Canada
    Where do I end and you begin, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Maggie Groat, ed., The Lake, Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
  • 2013 Tanya Lukin Linklater and cheyanne turions, Decommission, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
    Althea Thauberger, Framework 8.13: Learning, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Raymond Boisjoly, Always new colours, The New Gallery, Calgary, Canada
    Duane Linklater, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, and Suzanne Morrisette, Something About Encounter, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada
    Virginie Bourget, Éric Pessan, and Claude d’Anthenaise, Chasse et Chassé, Domaine départementale de la Garenne Lemot, Gétigné-Clisson, France
  • 2009 Antoni Wojtyra and Annie Wu, eds., Ideally, W+W, Biel, Switzerland
  • 2012 dOCUMENTA (13): Guidebook, Hatje Cantz, Berlin, Germany
    dOCUMENTA (13): The Book of Books, Hatje Cantz, Berlin, Germany
    Kathleen Ritter and Tania Willard, Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2008 Ryan Rice, Lore, Gallery 101, Ottawa, ON, and Foreman Gallery, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Canada
  • 2005 Transmission: Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate Catalogue, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Magazines and Periodicals

  • 2018 Jasmine Weber, ‘Edmonton Unveils an Indigenous Sculpture Park on Ancestral Lands’, Hyperallergic, 26 September
    Paula E. Kirman, ‘Indigenous art park opens in Edmonton to transform River Valley’, Windspeaker, 17 September
    Andy Battaglia, ‘“Activating Public Space”: A High Line Art Walk with Curator Cecilia Alemani’, Art News, 20 July
    Yaniya Lee, ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You?’, Canadian Art, 18 July
    Adrian Searle, ‘Liverpool Biennial review—a beautiful, violent, explosive world’, The Guardian, 16 July
    Rachel Cooke, ‘Liverpool Biennial 2018 review—the hunt for Merseyside treasures’, The Guardian, 15 July
    Daniel McDermon, ‘8 Outdoor Installations in New York to Get Excited About’, The New York Times, 25 May
    Tammer El-Sheikh, ‘Dirty Words: Interesting’, Canadian Art, 21 May
    Mollie Cronin, ‘The Light Fantastic’, The Coast, 3 May
    Michael Peterson, ‘Echoes at Remai Modern in Saskatoon’, Akimbo, 2 May
  • 2017 ‘Air and Running Water’, Border Crossings, Issue 144, December
    Brad Bellegarde, ‘Exhibit at Remai Modern to open with talks about museums and Indigenous artifacts’, CBC News online, 3 November
    Sean J. Patrick Carney, ‘Taking Up Space: An Interview with the Wood Land School’, Art in America, 30 October
    Marsha Lederman, ‘At the arrowhead of art itself’, The Globe and Mail, 20 October
    Amara McLaughlin, ‘Indigenous artist’s “monsters” link past and present in Don River Valley Park’, CBC News, 30 September
    Murray Whyte, ‘Duane Linklater’s ruins of Toronto history on the banks of the Don River’, The Toronto Star, 22 September
    John G. Hampton, Duane Linklater, Tanya Lukin Linklater, and cheyanne turions, ‘Wood Land School Goes to Documenta: A Talk on Indigenous Institutional Critique, Part 2’, Canadian Art, 31 August
    Benjamin Sutton, ‘The Origins of Indigenous Objects and the Distances They Travel’, Hyperallergic, 28 August
    Vincent Shilling, ‘Art Museum at University of Toronto Presents In Dialogue Exhibit by 11 Indigenous Artists’, Indian Country Today, 24 August
    Kitty Scott, ‘What Then Remainz? Duane Linklater in Conversation with Kitty Scott’, Mousse Magazine, Issue 59, Summer
    John G. Hampton, Duane Linklater, Tanya Lukin Linklater, and cheyanne turions, ‘Inside a Year-Long Experiment in Indigenous Institutional Critique’, Canadian Art, 2 May
    Elizabeth Buhe, ‘Duane Linklater at 80WSE’, Art in America, 17 March
    Jonah Gray, ‘Wood Land School: A Brief Report’, C Magazine, Issue 133, Spring
    Julia Lum, ‘Monsters of the Urban Unconscious’, Canadian Art, Spring
    Hrag Vartanian, ‘A Soon-to-Be-Hidden Artwork in NYC Spells Out the Realities of Native American Life’, Hyperallergic, 10 February
    Holland Cotter, ‘What to See in New York Galleries This Week’, The New York Times, 12 January
    Katherine Brewer Ball, ‘Critic’s Picks: Duane Linklater’, Artforum, January
    ‘Goings On About Town: Duane Linklater’, The New Yorker, January
    Lindsay Pollock, ‘The Lookout: Duane Linklater’, Art in America, January
  • 2016 Noa Bronstein, ‘The State’, Border Crossings, Issue 140, December
    Frances Loeffler, ‘Review: Duane Linklater, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada’, Frieze, 11 October
    Alexander Provan, ‘Unknown Makers’, Art in America, October
    Merray Gerges, ‘Duane Linklater Imagines Indigenous Futures’, Canadian Art, 14 September
    Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, ‘What Does Art Do? Canadians Make a Mark at Gwangju Biennials’, Canadian Art, 8 September
  • 2015 Andrea L. Ferber, ‘Lost in Translation: Duane Linklater’, Art in Print, Vol. 5, No. 4, November/December
    Lizzy Hill, ‘Folklore and Other Panics at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery’, National Gallery of Canada Magazine, 9 February
  • 2013 Milena Tomic, ‘Reviews: Duane Linklater, Susan Hobbs, Toronto’, Art In America, December
    Leah Sandals, ‘Duane Linklater: From the Inside Out, in Barrie’, Canadian Art, December
    Murray Whyte, ‘Two artists go moose hunting’, Toronto Star, 26 October
    Leah Sandals, ‘Duane Linklater Wins $50,000 Sobey Art Award’, Canadian Art, 9 October
    Bryne McLaughlin, ‘Critics’ Picks: Duane Linklater’, Artforum, July
    Murray Whyte, ‘Duane Linklater: Two worlds, gently colliding’, Toronto Star, 22 June
    Sarah Zabrodski, ‘Reclaiming Tonto and Appropriating Jay-Z’, Hyperallergic, 23 April
    Clint Burnham, ‘Duane Linklater: The Julian Assange of Native Art?’, Canadian Art, Spring
    Lori Waxman, ‘Artists from Canada’s First Nations go hunting with a film camera’, Chicago Tribune, 16 January
  • 2012 Daniel Baird, ‘Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture at the Power Plant’, Toronto Star, 16 December
    cheyanne turions, ‘Time and Change in Film’, Montecristo Magazine, Winter
    Zachary Cahill, ‘Critics’ Picks: Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater’, Artforum, 4 September
    Lisa Myers, ‘Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture’, C Magazine, Autumn
    Nancy Tousley, ‘Brian Jungen & Duane Linklater: Hunting Retreat’, Canadian Art, August 17
    Sarah Milroy, ‘Unspooling the landscape with Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater’, The Globe and Mail, August 3
    Robin Laurence, ‘Beat Nation’, Border Crossings, Issue 123, August
  • 2010 Stefan Sulzer, ‘Annie Wu and Antoni Wojtyra: Ideally’, C Magazine, Issue 105, Spring
  • 2009 Tammy McGrath, ‘Moving Forward, Looking Back’, Fuse Magazine, October
    Travis Murphy, ‘Rezdogs and City Slickers: Transforming Motion takes a long look at First Nations identity’, FFWD Weekly, 21 May
    Mike Landry, ‘Rezdog’, Things of Desire online, Issue 35, 14–20 May
    Matthieu Petit, ‘LORE: FolkLORE’, Voir online, 14 May

Artists’ Books and Special Projects

  • 2017 Pretty Girl, web commission, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
  • 2015 Duane Linklater, ‘Sunrise at Cape Spear Newfoundland’, C Magazine, Spring
  • 2014 Duane Linklater, Untitled Walk, Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
    Map Screen | The Anthropology Effect, Map Magazine, Glasgow, Scotland
  • 2007 His Guidance, First Stories, National Film Board of Canada

Public Commissions

  • 2018 mikikwan, ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞, Indigenous Art Park, Edmonton, Canada
    Kâkikê/Forever, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
  • 2017 Monsters for Beauty, Permanence and Individuality, The Don River Valley Park Art Program, Lower Don Trail, organized by Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto, Canada

Residencies

  • 2017 Wood Land School: Drawing Lines from January to December, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
  • 2014 Audain Visual Artist in Residence, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
  • 2013 Lead faculty, Wood Land School: What Colour is the Present?, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
  • 2012 The Retreat: A Position of dOCUMENTA (13), The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
  • 2010 Master Class: The Object of Art and the Art of Object with Ken Lum, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
  • 2009 Archive Restored Residency, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

Visiting Artist Talks and Lectures

  • 2017 Artist talk, Distances, Origins, and Other Concerns, for What Now? 2017: The Politics of Land, Art in General, Brooklyn, USA
    Kinship, Communistas, Comunidad: Symposium, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Museums on Fire: A Scenology by Sami artist Anders Sunna and a Symposium, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Visiting Artist Lecture, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
  • 2016 Wood Land School: Critical Anthology Symposium, Or Gallery, Vancouver
    Don Dialogues: Duane Linklater and Raymond Boisjoly in conversation, Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, Canada
  • 2014 Paul Brach Visiting Artist and Lecture, CalArts, Valencia, USA
    Artist talk, Wood Land School: In the Land of the Head-Hunters, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
  • 2013 Wood Land School: On 12 Years a Slave, Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
    Wood Land School: The Exiles, Toronto Island, Toronto, Canada
    Artist talk, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Art + Design Now Lecture Series, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Calgary
  • 2009 Visiting Artist, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    Artist talk, TRUCK Gallery, Calgary, Canada

Awards

  • 2016 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award, Media Arts, Canada Council for the Arts
  • 2013 Sobey Art Award, Sobey Art Foundation
  • 2011 John Hartman Award, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada