Profile: Lacie Burning Artist Last Update:June 21, 2018

Reflection Series, Untitled Image 2, Colour photo, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, image courtesy of the artist.

Lacie Burning is a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) and Onondaga artist and curator raised on Six Nations of the Grand River located in Southern Ontario. They work in photography, video, installation, and sculpture and are currently studying at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Having come from a culturally and politically grounded upbringing, their work focuses on politics of Indigeneity and identity from a Haudenosaunee perspective.

Burning recently collaborated with Indigenous Editor-at-Large Lindsay Nixon on a feature article for Canadian Art Magazine’s 2018 winter issue, titled LAND/BODY/RECIPROCITY. They also co-curated Unsettling Colonial Gender Boundaries with June Scudeler for Queer Arts Festival in partnership with Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival and sit on the board for VIMAF, and have been nominated for the Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize in conjunction with Vancouver’s 2018 Capture Photography Festival.

Selected Work

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Lacie Burning, Reflection Piece, 2016, sculpture, installation, mirror, cardboard, masks, styrofoam and wood, 88.9 cm x 60.0 cm x 2.13 m, in What Remains, The Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, February 9, 2017 - February 27, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist. Lacie Burning, Reflection Piece, 2016, sculpture, installation, mirror, cardboard, masks, styrofoam and wood, 88.9 cm x 60.0 cm x 2.13 m, in What Remains, The Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, February 9, 2017 - February 27, 2017. Lacie Burning, Reflection Piece, 2016, sculpture, installation, mirror, cardboard, masks, styrofoam and wood, 88.9 cm x 60.0 cm x 2.13 m, in What Remains, The Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, February 9, 2017 - February 27, 2017. Reflection Series, Untitled Image 1, Colour photo, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, image courtesy of the artist.
Reflection Series, Untitled Image 0, Colour photo, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, image courtesy of the artist. Reflection Series, Untitled Image 6, Colour photo, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, image courtesy of the artist. Reflection Series, Untitled Image 2, Colour photo, 35.5 x 35.5 cm, image courtesy of the artist.

Words

Lindsay Nixon, Lacie Burning / LAND/BODY/RECIPROCITY/ Canadian Art Magazine / December 15, 2017, January 15, 2018 (Online) https://canadianart.ca/features/land-body-reciprocity/

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