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Introducing Jaspal Birdi ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Join us on November 10 at 4 p.m. (via Zoom) Please contact cal@womensartofcanada.ca for link

Jaspal will speak about her training, her art making process, her latest exhibition at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and the activities she has planned for her residency, followed by a walk-through of how to register for studio visits.

Jaspal Birdi (B.1988, Toronto) is a Canadian artist who combines photography and painting by experimenting with contemporary technologies. Birdi completed her BFA in Drawing and Painting from OCAD University 2010, a Museum Internship at The Peggy Guggenheim Collection 2011, a Masters in Arts Management from Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) 2013, and a Specialization in Curating Contemporary Art from Venice School of Curatorial Studies 2016. She is the recipient of various honours, such as the Arte Laguna Solo Exhibition Prize in 2013, the 2017/18 Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa (BLM) Artist Residency, during which she also received the BLM Stonefly Art Award, and in 2020 Ontario Arts Council Project Grant Support. In 2017 Birdi co-curated the exhibition Command-Alternative-Escape for the opening week of the Venice International Art Biennale. During the 2018 Berlin Art Week, her works were presented in Transferred Recall, a curated solo exhibition. In 2020 Birdi presented Can I Play Outside? a solo exhibition supported by the RBC Foundation Emerging Artist in Residence Program at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. Currently, Birdi is a Visual Arts Fellow for the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele Art Prize in Milan, and the 2021 Artist in Residence at WAAC.

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