Date of Lecture: 2003-03-07
“They are the images that we have from our memory of what the future used to look like”
– Angela Grauerholz
German born, Montreal based Angela Grauerholz has become one of Canada’s most respected and celebrated visual artists. Grauerholz is known for her dense, surreal, photographs, which probe notions of time, memory, collecting, representation and fabrication. She is drawn to the allure of the constructed image and its ability to invent believable narratives evoking personal memories for the viewers.
Grauerholz has an extensive exhibition history, which includes: the Sydney Biennial; Documenta IX, the Carnegie International and Xposeptember Stockholm Fotofestival. The artist’s works are collected by many prominent galleries world wide including the Stedelijk Museum; the Carnegie Museum of Art; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario; Musée des Beaux-arts de Montreal, and the National Gallery of Canada.