In Western Canada, women sculptors render visible the weight of hidden labour with industrial materials.
Earlier this year, the UK’s Turner Prize dropped its age restriction. Perhaps Canada’s Sobey Art Award should consider doing the same.
Recent projects at Anna Leonowens Gallery, the Khyber and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia suggest how galleries can promote healing, belonging and inclusion.
Top prize for the award is $25,000, with $15,000 each for two runners-up. The winner was announced at a ceremony this evening in Ottawa.
Alana Bartol’s Orphan Well Adoption Agency helps Canadians make an emotional connection to the energy industry—and some of its consequences.