Elaine Cameron-Weir (b. 1985, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada)Elaine Cameron-Weir’s contemplative objects made from carefully sourced materials allow us to consider theways in which artifce and spectacle have been used to perpetuate systems of belief. Her major installationfrom the most recent Venice Biennale in 2022 invoked sites of provisional operations and religious refectionby transforming the gallery with modular steel subfooring, neon and electric ficker lights, and repurposedobjects previously used for military and industrial purposes.
In addition to the Venice Biennale, Cameron-Weir recently opened a solo exhibition at Hannah Hoffman inLos Angeles, CA. Other solo shows from the past two years include the SCAD Museum of Art (2022) and theHenry Art Gallery University of Washington (2021). Recently her work was on view at the University of Califor-nia, Berkeley Art Museum as part of an important exhibition titled “New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21stCentury.” Other select solo exhibitions include exhibit from “a dripping personal collection,” Dortmunder Kun-stverein (2018); “Outlooks: Elaine Cameron- Weir,” Storm King Art Center, New York (2018) where the artistinstalled a steel mesh sphere for motorcycle stunts known as “globe of death” on the top of a hill; and “viscerahas questions about itself,” New Museum, New York (2017). She has shown both in the U.S. and abroad, ingroup exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Remai Modern, Saskatoon; GAMeC, Bergamo; FUTURA,Prague; among many others.