Visual Art Lecture Series: Anne Macmillan

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The Visual Art Lecture Series presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators and academics. As the 2016 winner of the Emerging Atlantic Artist Award, Anne Macmillan will present her work as a guest artist for the BAiR Emerging Residency.

Anne Macmillan is a Canadian artist from Nova Scotia. Her drawing, video, and animation works investigate arrays of objects through such means as tracking, tracing, describing, and circling. Anne holds a BFA from NSCAD University, and is currently a Fulbright scholar completing her masters degree at MIT. She is the inaugural awardee of the Banff Centre and Hynatyshyn Foundation Emerging Atlantic Artist Award (2016), and a recipient of the Canada Council International Residency Program at La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is pleased to announce a crosscountry tour with Atlantic Canadian visual artist Anne Macmillan (Halifax, Nova Scotia), the inaugural recipient of the Emerging Atlantic Canada Artist Residency. During her self-directed residency at Banff Centre, Anne created an animated video inspired by the geographical relationship of mountains and caverns in the Banff region called This Place (2016). Learn more about her experience and process at an artist talk near you.

The Emerging Atlantic Canada Artist Residency provides one emerging visual artist with strong personal and artistic ties to Atlantic Canada a fully funded opportunity to create new work at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. The program is an initiative of The Hnatyshyn Foundation in collaboration with Banff Centre, and made possible through the generous support of the Harrison McCain Foundation. 

Tour Dates:
March 10 - Concordia University, Montreal 
March 15 - AXENÉO7, Gatineau 
March 21 - Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff
March 30 - Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary
April 9 - Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton