Rebecca Belmore


Rebecca Belmore

Born in Upsala, ON, Rebecca Belmore is an artist currently living in Vancouver, BC. She attended the Ontario College of Art and Design and is internationally recognized for her performance and installation art. Since 1987, her multi-disciplinary work has addressed history, place and identity through the media of sculpture, installation, video and performance. Belmore was Canada's official representative at the 2005 Venice Biennale. Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions both nationally and internationally including two solo touring exhibitions, The Named and the Unnamed, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in Vancouver (2002); and 33 Pieces, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga (2001). Her group exhibitions include Houseguests, Art Gallery of Ontario (2001); Longing and Belonging: From the Faraway Nearby, SITE Santa Fe in New Mexico (1995); Land, Spirit, Power, National Gallery of Canada (1992); and Creation or Death: We Will Win, at the Havana Biennial, Cuba (1991).

The Blanket, 2010
Courtesy the Artist

Plug In ICA


Still from The Blanket, 2010,  photo by Scott Benesiinaabandan

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