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EDUCATION

2014 MA Individualized Program, Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) (Queer Theory, Anthropology, Religion, Art History + Visual Arts Studio)
2008 BFA (with distinction) University of Manitoba School of Art (Winnipeg Canada) Double Major (Video + Drawing) Video Thesis

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2015 The Messiah Complex 3.0, PROGRESS Festival, curated by Videofag [Toronto, Canada] upcoming
2014 The Artificial Mother, The Brucebo Museum, curated by Susanna Carlsten [Visby, Sweden]
2014 The Messiah Complex 2.0 Venice Experimental Cinema and Performance Art Festival, curated by Luca Curci [Venice, Italy]
2014 The Messiah Complex 1.0 (performance/installation) as part of The Body As Omen, curated by Sheilah Wilson, Ortega Y Gasset Projects, [Queens New York, USA]
2014 "Punc Arkæology Manifesto", as part of Encuentro, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, curated by Stephen Lawson (Montreal, Canada)
2014 "THEGENESISCOMPLEX", The Glasshouse, New York, curated by Lital Dotan
2014 "THUS SPAKE AMMA SYNCLETICA", as part of Performatorium: Festival of Queer Performance, Neutral Ground, curated by Gary Varro (Regina, Canada)
2014 "FISH M/OTHER REMIX" as part of The Temptation of AA Bronson, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
2013 "Exegesis II" — Siftung Insel Hombroich, Germany, curated by Elke Luyten [upcoming]
2013 "FISH RELIGION" — as part of Triskaidekaphobia, Parade Ground, New York, curated by AA Bronson and Bradford Kessler
2012 "Exegesis", The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Nuit Blanche (Winnipeg, Canada)
2012 "Exegesis Prototype" — Gallery Connexion, (Fredericton, NB)
2012 "Amygdala" [programmed video documentation of performance] Rapid Pulse International Festival of Performance Art (Chicago, USA) curated by Joseph Ravens
2012 "Pharmakos" — The Glasshouse (Tel Aviv, Israel) curated by Lital Dotan + Eyal Perry
2011 "WOMBTOMB II" — Visualeyez Festival of Performance Art, Latitude 53 (Edmonton, Canada) curated by Todd Janes
2011 "WOMBTOMB" — Center for Performance Research (New York City) curated by The Watermill Center, New Voices in Live Performance Series
2010 "Amygdala Prototype" — The Watermill Center (Watermill, New York)
2008 "The Entia" — The Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg, Canada) curated by Mary Reid
2006 "Berserk" — Platform Center for Photographic and Digital Arts (Winnipeg, Canada)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 "Queering Genesis through Punc Arkæology", Museological exhibition, 155 Freeman (NY, USA)
2012 "Messiah" — Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, Canada) Performance/Installation
2010 "Amygdala" — Ace Art (Winnipeg, Canada) Performance/Installation
2009 "Parthenogenesis" — Pari Nadimi Gallery (Toronto, Canada) Performance/Installation

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 "The Temptation of AA Bronson", (Rotterdam, Netherdlands), Witte de With, CCA
2012 "Winnipeg Now" — Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg Canada) as part of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s centennial exhibition, curated by Robert Enright + Meeka Walsh
2010 "Ritualiz'd" — Platform (Center for Photographic and Digital Arts) (Winnipeg, Canada) Performance/Installation curated by Kegan McFadden
2009 "Invocation of the Queer Spirits" — Plug-In Gallery (Winnipeg, Canada), Performance
2008 "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" — John Connelly Presents (New York, U.S.A) Drawings/Performance, curated by AA Bronson

RESIDENCIES/SITE-SPECIFIC PROJECTS

2014 Shaman-In-Residence, Utopia School at Flux Factory [Long Island City, NY, USA]
2014 Asylum Arts, International Jewish Artist Retreat, Garrison, NY, USA
2014 Artist in Residence, Freeman Space, Brooklyn, NY [1.5 months]
2014/15 Artist-in-Residence, The Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice, Union Theological Seminary, 16 months, [New York City, USA] [upcoming]
2013 T H 3 R 3 1 5 N 0 P R 0 M 1 5 3 D L 8 N D, Museological Pilgrimage across Europe, funded by the Brucebo Foundation 2.5 months. [Italy, Germany, Holland, UK, Sweden]
2013 International Summer Fellowship Program, Museum Insel Hombroich, curated by Elke Luyten, 12 days. [Neuss, Germany]
2011 VOWS II — artist residency at Gallery Connexion, 28-days [Fredericton, New Brunswick]
2010 VOWS — artist residency at the Watermill Center, 28-days, [Watermill New York]
2010 SHAMAN-IN-RESIDENCE, "Marina Abramovic : The Artist is Present" Museum of Modern Art, (2 month project assisting the artist) [New York, USA]
2009 Deep Bay Artist Residency — Artist-in-Residence (Riding Mountain National Park)

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS AND ARTIST TALKS

2014 "Punc Arkæology : Queering Cartographies" [Lecture/Performance] Union Theological Seminary
2014 "Religiosity for Cyborgs" [Lecture/Workshop] Asylum Arts, [New York, USA]
2013 "T H 3 R 3 1 5 N 0 P R 0 M 1 5 3 D L 8 N D" [Lecture] Brucebo Museum, [Visby, Sweden]
2012 "WINNIPEG NOW" Panel Discussion with Guy Maddin, Sarah Anne Johnson and Paul Butler, moderated by Robert Enright, Winnipeg Art Gallery [Winnipeg, Canada]
2012 "PUNC ARKAEOLOGY" [Guest Lecture] Concordia University ARTH390, [Montreal, QC]
2012 "10 x 20 x 20", as part of Winnipeg Design Festival, Winnipeg Art Gallery [WPG, Canada]
2011 "AMYGDALA" (Artist Talk) aceartinc. (Winnipeg)
2010 "WITCHDOCTOR" (Artist Talk) in conversation with curator Jovana Stokic, (LOCATION ONE, New York City)
2010 "Queer Shamanism", Guest Lecture, University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture (Winnipeg)
2010 "Shapeshifting in the Information Age", Manitoba Goddess Festival (Winnipeg)
2010 "RITUALIZ'D", Group artist talk with Freya Olafson and Leah Decter, moderated by Kegan McFadden (Winnipeg)

PEDAGOGY and TRAINING

2014 Researching the Militant Image, workshop by Urban Subjects at Steirischer Herbst Academy of Asociality [Graz, Austria]
2013 Zones of Inhibition – Bio Art Workshop with Niki Sperou, [Participant] as part of Toxicity Winnipeg, Video Pool Media Arts Center [Winnipeg, Canada]
2013 Intercultural Performance Workshop with Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Saul Garcia Lopez, [Participant]. Urban Shaman Gallery [Winnipeg, Canada]
2013 The Institution as Fiction – workshop with curatorial collective Beirut as part of Steirischer Herbst Academy [Participant] [Graz, Austria]
2011 PLUG IN ICA Summer School with facilitators Natalie Kovax, Phillip Pocock and assume vivid astro focus, [Participant] [Winnipeg, Canada]
2009 Cleaning the House Workshop w/ Marina Abramovic – 5 day intensive. [New York, USA]

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 "Performatorium 2014: Queering the Prairies", J.J. Kegan McFadden. Canadian Art (online edition) Posted Feb. 5, 2014
2013 "The Temptation of AA Bronson", Modern China Weekly, Fall/Winter Issue, 2013
2013 "A Self Portrait of AA Bronson, by many artists in many rooms", Sholem Krishtalka, The Globe and Mail, Oct. 8, 2013, Toronto, Canada
2013 "Winnipeg Now Proves 'Local' Art can have National Impact", Alison Gillmore. Canadian Art. Jan. 2, 2013
2012 "The 'Witchdoctor' is in". Mike Landry. Telegraph-Journal, Fredericton New Brunswick. Saturday edition, June 19, 2012
2012 RELIGION — self-published, softcover, 80 pages. Book Launch : Winnipeg Art Gallery
2012 "Baadaaaaas Berdache", Noam Gonick, UP & COMING quarterly magazine, Volume #2 (Toronto, Canada)
2012 "Welcome to the blobosphere", R.M Vaughan, The Globe and Mail, Feb. 17, 2012
2011 The Watermill Center – A Laboratory for Performance: Robert Wilson’s Legacy. José Enrique Macián, Sue Jane Stoker & Jörn Weisbrodt, Stuttgart: Daco Verlag, 2011. [pp 317, 321 + 353)
2011 "Everything in my Life is Appropriated — A look through the Witch Doctor", Amber Dawn- Bear Robe, aceartinc. Critical Distance, Vol. 16:2, January-February, 2011
2011 Queer Spirits, AA Bronson & Peter Hobbs, Plug In Editions and Creative Time Books
2011 "Rampant Sex and Hermaphroditic Priests" by Catherine van Reenen, Uniter Magazine, Volume 65, no 18, February 3, 2011
2011 "Stylish, Ambitious, Plodding" by Sandee Moore, Uptown Magazine, Jan. 27, 2011
2010 "Not Your Habitual Ritual" by Sandee Moore, Uptown Magazine, June 10, 2010
2010 Marina Abramovic : The Artist is Present, Statement by Michael Dudeck, by Klaus Biesenbach and Marina Abramovic, Museum of Modern Art Publishing
2009 Parthenogenesis — self published, hardcover 198 pages.
Book Launch — Feb. 15th, Art Metropole, Toronto. Carried by Printed Matter Inc., Art Metropol and Winnipeg Art Gallery Shoppes
2008 "Artists Favorites" by AA Bronson, Spike Art Quarterly, Summer 2008, (Vienna)
2008 "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by Katie Sonnenborn, Frieze Magazine, Summer, 2008 (London, England)
2008 "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, January 2008 (New York, U.S.A)
2008 "AA Bronson’s School for Young Shamans" by T.J Carlin, Time Out New York, January 2008 (New York, U.S.A)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2014 Asylum Arts, Small Project Grant [USA]
2014 Longlist, Sobey Art Awards
2014 Canada Council for the Arts Visual Arts Project Grant
2014 Concordia University INDI Research Travel Grant
2014 Graduate Student Mobility Award, Concordia University, for residency in New York
2013 Brucebo Foundation European Travel Scholarship
2013 Power Corporation of Canada Graduate Scholarship
2012 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship, Social Studies and Humanities Research Council of Canada [SSHRC]
2012 Concordia University Special Individualized Program Entrance Fellowship
2012 Mona Gray Creative Arts Graduate Scholarship, Jewish Foundation of Manitoba
2011 Manitoba Arts Council Visual Arts A Grant
2011 Manitoba Arts Council Manitoba / New Brunswick Creative Residency Grant
2010 Winnipeg Arts Council Travel Grant
2010 Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant
2010 Manitoba Arts Council Departures Grant
2009 Manitoba Arts Council Travel Grant
2009 Nominee, Winnipeg Arts Council Artist On The Rise Award
2009 Manitoba Arts Council Special Opportunities Grant
2008 Manitoba Arts Council Visual Arts B Grant
2008 University Gold Medal for Highest Standing Fine Arts Thesis
2008 University Gold Medal for Highest Standing School of Art
2008 Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Special Projects Grant
2008 Millennium Foundation Special Projects Grant
2008 Winnipeg Arts Council Individual Artist Grant
2007 University of Manitoba Department of Icelandic Scholarship to travel to Iceland
2006 Canada Millennium Foundation In-Course Award (annually for 2 years)
2006 University of Manitoba Student Union Merit Award
2006 Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Scholarship (annually for 3 years)