About Duane Linklater
Duane Linklater is Omaskêko Cree from Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario and is currently based in North Bay. He was educated at the University of Alberta, where he received a BFA and a BA in Native Studies. Linklater attended the Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, where he completed an MFA in Film and Video. Linklater produces a range of work including video and film installation, performance, sculptural objects, and often works within the contexts of cooperative and collaborative gestures. He has exhibited and screened his work nationally and internationally at the Vancouver Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton; Family Business Gallery, New York; The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto; and Thunder Bay Art Gallery. His collaborative film project with Brian Jungen, Modest Livelihood, was originally presented at the Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre in collaboration with dOCUMENTA (13), and subsequently travelled to the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, and Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver. Most recently, his work was shown in Learning (2013), a solo exhibition organized by Althea Thauberger at Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto.