Sunday, April 14, 2013
Evann Siebens makes media about movement. Her short films, documentaries and media installations have been shown at Eyebeam, Centre Pompidou, MOMA, The Hammer Museum and on PBS. A former dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and the Bonn Ballet, Evann graduated from New York University. She has attended residencies at the Banff Centre, UCLA, Dance Theater Workshop in New York and Ballett Frankfurt, Germany. Now based in Vancouver, Evann co-curated containR, a shipping container film festival exhibited during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, and is also a Western Front Board Member. She attended an ACME residency in the UK in 2011 and, along with Keith Doyle exhibited at HotShoe Gallery, London. Recent shows include MediaArtLab/Urban Screen, St.Petersberg, Russia; On Main, Vancouver; G++ in Victoria and Harcourt House, Edmonton, which was featured in Canadian Art. She recently won the ID/Identities Istanbul 2012 Best Video Prize for ‘Chromatic Revelry’ and has upcoming screenings in Helsinki, Edinburgh and Cuba.