Risa Horowitz

Biography

Risa Horowitz (1970–) is a Canadian artist based in Regina, Saskatchewan, where she is an associate professor at the University of Regina. Through photography, video, painting, drawing, performance, electronics, installation, and writing, she blurs boundaries between expert and amateur, hobby and work, and leisure and productivity through collecting and durational practices in which she pays attention to time and its presentation. Recent solo and group exhibitions include Landscapes and Silence, Kashi Gallery (Fort Kochi, 2016); Imaging Saturn (mod­eling views), Video Pool Media Arts Centre (Winnipeg, 2016); and Reference Points, YYZ Artist’s Outlet (Toronto, 2016). In 2017, she undertakes an expeditionary residency with The Arctic Circle; recipient of a Canada Council Visual Arts Grant and a Saskatchewan Arts Board Visual Arts Grant. Part of her project Trees of Canada was acquired for permanent exhibition at the Canada House of London, UK, in 2014. Horowitz is represented by MKG127 Gallery (Toronto).

Exhibition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image. What Does the Image Stand For?
2017.09.07 - 10.15

Focusing on the theme What Does the Image Stand For? proposed by guest curator Ami Barak, the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image will be presented in collaboration with VOX and Galerie de l’UQAM…

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