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Alanis Obomsawin Wins $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize

Alanis Obomsawin Wins $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize

The 88-year-old Abenaki filmmaker is the first Indigenous person to win this lifetime achievement award 

Nia Launches Construction on 14,000-Square-Foot Black Arts Centre in Toronto

Nia Launches Construction on 14,000-Square-Foot Black Arts Centre in Toronto

“Our vision,” director Alica Hall said, “is to give Black artists a platform, no matter where they are in their career, to share their gifts and talents with the city.”

Community Speaks on Lack of Black Artists in Art Gallery of Alberta’s Biennials

Community Speaks on Lack of Black Artists in Art Gallery of Alberta’s Biennials

Edmonton’s Black Arts Matters founder Nasra Adem says professionalized arts spaces in the city need to change—and have needed to for a long time now

News Roundup: Hamilton-Born Kapwani Kiwanga Wins France’s Top Art Prize

News Roundup: Hamilton-Born Kapwani Kiwanga Wins France’s Top Art Prize

The Prix Marcel Duchamp is worth 35,000 euros. Plus: Toronto Biennial announces artists, UOttawa Art and Gender professor who used racial slur returns to class, and more

New Initiative Aims to Boost BIPOC Creatives in Canadian Media Arts

New Initiative Aims to Boost BIPOC Creatives in Canadian Media Arts

Jesse Wente of the Indigenous Screen Office hopes HireBIPOC will aid First Nations, Inuit and Métis makers, among others

News Roundup: Artists Withdraw from Art Gallery of Alberta Biennial Show, Cite Lack of Black Representation

News Roundup: Artists Withdraw from Art Gallery of Alberta Biennial Show, Cite Lack of Black Representation

Plus: A new director for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, an audit of Black artists’ shows in Calgary, and the winners of this year’s VIVA Awards

Three Artists Win New Generation Photography Award

Three Artists Win New Generation Photography Award

Each winner for the award, which focuses on lens-based artists, receives a $10,000 cash prize

News Roundup: Audain Prize Goes to 12 Artist-Run Centres This Year

News Roundup: Audain Prize Goes to 12 Artist-Run Centres This Year

Previously, the prize went to one artist per year but now the change is meant to “support as many artists as possible” during the pandemic