AA Bronson

2019 Archive

AA Bronson (born in Vancouver, BC, Canada; lives in Berlin, Germany) has worked and exhibited as a solo artist, often collaborating with younger generations of artists. From 2004 to 2010, he was Director of Printed Matter, Inc., New York, founding the annual NY Art Book Fair in 2005. In 2013 he was founding Director of Printed Matter‘s LA Art Book Fair. Recent solo exhibitions include: KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2018; Kunsthalle Wichita, 2016; Salzburger Kunstverein, 2015; Grazer Kunstverein, 2015; Art Museum at the University of Toronto, 2014; Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 2013; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 2013; and Creative Time, New York, 2008.


AA Bronson at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

Location: 259 Lake Shore Blvd East

Bronson’s multi-year project, A Public Apology to Siksika Nation, responds to European genocide, including his great-grandfather’s role as the first missionary at Siksika Nation and founder of the Old Sun residential school. (Old Sun, an influential Siksika leader, is an ancestor of Bronson’s collaborator, Adrian Stimson.) Generated from ongoing dialogue…


A Public Apology to Siksika Nation

Location: 259 Lake Shore Blvd East

How does history become personally accountable in a post-Truth and Reconciliation Commission era? AA Bronson delivers his Apology to Siksika Nation, an atonement for his ancestors’ role in cultural genocide, while Adrian Stimson responds. Food will be shared following the performance. Image Credit: AA Bronson, A Public Apology to Siksika…