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6 Concordians are in the running for the 2022 $100,000 Sobey Art Awards

by Tess Hutchinson

Anna Binta Diallo

Binta Diallo is a Canadian multidisciplinary artist who explores memory and nostalgia to create unexpected narratives around identity. His work has been presented nationally and internationally.

Anna Hawkin

Hawkins works primarily in moving image and installation. Her work revolves around how images, gestures and language flow and transform online as well as the impact of technology on the intimate spheres of everyday life.

Laurie Kang

Kang has exhibited in many galleries around the world. These include the New Museum, SculptureCenter, Helena Anrather Gallery, Interstate Projects and CUE Art Foundation, all in New York; The Power Plant, Franz Kaka, Cooper Cole and Gallery TPW, all in Toronto; and Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran and Projet Pangée in Montreal.

Joshua Schwebel

Schwebel became known for practicing a particularly direct form of situational institutional criticism, conducted through performances, withdrawals, delegated transactions and imposters.

Michaëlle Sergile

Sergile works mainly with archives, including texts and books reflecting the post-colonial period from 1950 to the present day. Her artistic practice aims to understand and rewrite the history of black communities, more specifically the history of women and marginalized peoples, through weaving.

Nicholas Williams

Williams, ᐅᑌᒥᐣ, is Anishinaabe and a member of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation community. He currently works in Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal. He has a multidisciplinary and often collaborative practice centered on sculptural beadwork. Williams is also the 2021 recipient of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Canadian Art.

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