Rebecca Belmore, laureate of the GGAVMA

GREAT speech by Rebecca Belmore, laureate of the 2013 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts, giving props to artist-run centres, Canada Council for the arts, public funding, peer adjudication… congratulations Rebecca!

And, check out this website produced by grunt gallery created for Rebecca Belmore

Also, the Canada Council and the Independent Media Arts Alliance put out a call to professional Canadian film/video artists in the fall of 2012 to create a video portrait of a significant figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of production centre facilities and equipment. Danielle Sturk (Winnipeg) and Winnipeg Film Group was selected and paired to produce a video with Governor General award laureate Rebecca Belmore.