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Militant Nostalgia curated by Paco BarragánNew Project, 2016

Rebecca Belmore, 2016
Photo: Canada Council for the Arts / Martin Lipman

Rebecca Belmore - Montreal, Canada

World-renowned multi-disciplinary artist, Rebecca Belmore will enact a new durational performance in Walker Court at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Belmore has earned international acclaim, notably at the Venice Biennale’s Canadian Pavilion in 2005 where she was the first Indigenous woman to represent Canada. Most recently she received the Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts and holds an honorary PhD from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD University). 

This performance also kicks off the AGO’s Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries Live Performance series.

Rebecca Belmore is a Montreal-based multi-disciplinary artist and a member of the Lac Seul First Nation at Frenchman's Head, Ontario. Belmore has exhibited and performed internationally and nationally since 1987. She won the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation’s prestigious VIVA Award 2004 and the 2009 Hnatyshyn Visual Arts Award. Her work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canada Council Art Bank, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and many others.

Performance Art


OBLIVION Militant Nostalgia And the Transformation Reveals Facing the Sky Independent Projects Major Institutions Event Centre Invictus 360°

AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario

317 Dundas Street West (Walker Court)

Suitable for all ages

This project is indoors.