Christian GIROUX

Christian GIROUX

update: 2016.6.2


Born in 1971. Graduated from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1995. and University of Victoria, in 1993
Recent 5 main activities are

2016 Berlin 2013 - 1983, Deutsches Architektur Zentrum, Berlin, Germany
2016 Alexythmia, commissioned project for Rei Kowakubo/ Dover Street Market, London, UK
2016 Counterpoints: Photography Through the Lens of Toronto Collectors, University of Toronto Art Centre
2015 Berlin 2013 - 1983, Toronto International Film Festival Bell Lightbox/ Goethe-Institut, Toronto
2-person exhibition with Tacit Dean
2015 Lambent, Square One Shopping Center, Mississauga, Canada

Christian Giroux is a visual artist and 1/2 of Young & Giroux, a collaborative duo who have produced sculpture, public art and film installations since 2002. In addition to exhibiting their work across Canada, in the U.S., Germany, Austria, and South Korea, they have completed major public art commissions in Toronto, Mississauga, Ottawa and London (U.K.). Their work has been collected by the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia among other public galleries and collectors. In 2011 they received the Sobey Art Award, Canada's preeminent Visual Arts prize.

About works / performance

Christian_01 Reticulated Gambol.jpg

Reticulated Gambol
2008, Steel, 42' x 40' x 15'

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50 Light Fixture
2010, 35mm Film, 11 minutes

Christian_03 Chagrin.jpg
2013, steel, aluminum, plexiglas, 90" x 90" x 60"

Christian_04 Nyctophilia.jpg

2014, concrete, LED lights, computer

Christian_05 Lambent.jpg
2015, Stainless steel, LED lights

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Berlin 2013 - 1983
2015, Digital projection