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Duncan MacDonald is a contemporary artist and Associate Professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. His artworks take form in diverse modes such as audio art, performance, video,...

Duncan MacDonald is a contemporary artist and Associate Professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. His artworks take form in diverse modes such as audio art, performance, video, installation and drawing – often exploring the corporeal sensorium and its commodification. His work has been exhibited, performed and recorded throughout Canada, the US, Europe and South America. He has exhibited and/or performed at: Cram International, Rodman Hall Art Centre, p|m Gallery, A Mano Libera Contemporary Art Gallery, Nuit Blanche (Paris) at Musee Cluny, Oakville Galleries, The Grimsby Public Art Gallery, the Andrew and Laura McCain Gallery, The Niagara Artists Centre, Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, Centro Dragao do Mar de Arte é Cultura, Pekao Gallery, the Anna Leonowens Gallery,Gale Gates Gallery, the Tranz Tech Media Festival, amongst other venues. MacDonald has received numerous awards and grants including an ARC Fedev Pre-Commercialization grant, Humanities Research Institute of Brock University grants, the Paris Studio residency at La Cite Internationale des Arts (twice), a research and production grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, several grants from the Ontario Arts Council, a co-production grant from the Centre Nationale de la Cinematographie (Paris, France), a nomination for a Sobey Art Award, and a residency at the Royal College of Art in London, England. He lives and works in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.