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EXTRACTION wins national competition to represent Canada at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Provocatively called EXTRACTION, the project will feature an installation, film and book addressing the ecologies and territories of resource extraction.

Shié Kasai, Survival Japanese Cooking (detail), 2008, photo

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The Art Bank at Art Souterrain 2016

The Canada Council Art Bank is proud to participate in the 2016 edition of the Art Souterrain festival.

Speech by Pierre Lassonde, Chair, at the Annual Public Meeting of the Canada Council for the Arts

I couldn’t think of a more exciting time to be the Chair of Canada’s national arts funder. The Canada Council embodies so many of the values that are important to me personally. Inclusion, creativity, opportunity, engagement, to name a few.

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Promoting Arctic Traditions

Nunavut and Nunavik performance artists are joining their peers in Greenland to use theatre, dance, music, circus arts and storytelling to explore raven tales and Eastern Arctic traditions.