PRIX POUR LES ARTS VISUELS
Jury de 2013
Director of the Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, from 2005 until 2012, Diana Nemiroff (Ottawa, Canada) is a respected curator and scholar in the field of contemporary art. She has numerous exhibitions to her credit, including the ground-breaking Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada (1992), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (co-curated with Robert Houle and Charlotte Townsend-Gault ), which was the National Gallery’s first major exhibition featuring the accomplishments of a new generation of Aboriginal artists; Crossings / Traversées (1998), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, which examined the theme of globalization and migration in contemporary art; and Melvin Charney and Kzrysztof Wodiczko (1986) for the 42nd Venice Biennale. She has also won recognition for her writing on such artists as Eric Cameron, Jana Sterbak and Nancy Spero, which have appeared in several catalogues and monographs.