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Vera Frenkel

 (born 1938)
Vera Frenkel is active/lives in Ontario / Canada.  Vera Frenkel is known for printmaking, painting, video, installation art.

Biography   Vera Frenkel


"…what I look for when I'm working is a special kind of uncertainty.  Where the comfort is withdrawn of knowing how it's all going to work out, or of knowing what you're supposed to feel… That kind of hovering between certainties in the structure connects with the issues themselves in the work; displacement, the immigrant experience, the journey of the refugee."
Vera Frenkel, 1993

Toronto-based artist Vera Frenkel is internationally acclaimed for her works in video, installation, new media and performance.  She addresses themes of human migration, cultural memory, language, and bureaucracy.

Frenkel graduated in fine arts from McGill University in 1959 and did further studies in Montréal under Ar   ...  Displaying 750 of 1365 characters.

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