Kelly Richardson: Artist Talk
Co-Presented with Diverseworks
with Kelly Richardson in Attendance
Internationally renowned digital installation artist Kelly Richardson will discuss her past and recent work including her future planetary landscape works, Orion Tide and Mariner 9. A leader in working with digital technologies to create hyper-real, highly charged environments, Richardson will present clips of some of her best known works.
After the talk, Kelly will be in conversation with DiverseWorks Executive Director Xandra Eden.
Co-Presented by DiverseWorks:
DiverseWorks commissions, produces, and presents new and daring art in all its forms through innovative collaborations that honor each artist’s vision without constraint.
Kelly Richardson’s recent exhibitions include Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland; the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; the Natural History Museum, Vienna; and a major survey at the Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo. Her work was selected for the Beijing, Busan, Canadian, Gwangju and Montréal biennales, and major moving image exhibitions including the The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality and the Moving Image at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and, in 2009, she was honored as the featured artist at the Americans for the Arts National Arts Awards. She currently lives and works as a visitor on the traditional territory of the WSANEC peoples of the Coast Salish Nation on Vancouver Island, Canada. She is Associate Professor in Visual Arts at the University of Victoria.