About

About

Alana Bartol comes from a long line of water witches. Her site-responsive works explore walking and divination as ways of understanding across places, species, and bodies. Bartol’s work has been screened and presented across Canada at Walter Phillips Gallery (Banff); InterAccess (Toronto); PlugIn ICA (Winnipeg); Access Gallery (Vancouver); M:ST Performative Arts Festival (Calgary); Art Gallery of Windsor; and Group Intervention Vidéo (Montréal), as well as in Romania, Germany, Mexico and the United States. She currently lives in Calgary, Alberta in Treaty 7 territory where she teaches at Alberta College of Art+Design. Photo: Arturo Herrera

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Essays | Press
Tongue-in-cheek Edmonton art exhibit explores orphaned oil wells adoption Julia Wong, Global News Edmonton, 5 Jan 2019
Artist devises satirical scheme to 'adopt' Alberta's orphaned wells Wallis Snowdon, CBC Edmonton, 3 Jan 2019
Exhibition Essay: Orphan Well Adoption Agency Lindsey Sharman, Edmonton: Latitude 53, 8 Dec 2018
When Oil Is Our Lifeblood Areum Kim, Canadian Art, Climates Issue, fall 2018
Review - HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival Eva Crocker, Canadian Art online, 20 Aug 2018
Art and Industry Lindsey Sharman, Galleries West, 11 Jul 2018
Review: Alana Bartol at TRUCK Contemporary Art Maeve Hanna, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2018
Sprawlcast Ep 6: Beyond the Blue Ring partially recorded at the d.talks forum on public art in June, 2018
This Artist Wants You to Adopt an Oil Well. Here’s Why. Leah Sandals, Canadian Art online, 13 Oct 2017
Exhibition Essay: an aware form of care Ashley Bedet, Calgary: TRUCK Contemporary Art, 8 Sep 2017
Interview: A Woman Walking (the City Limits) Shannon Bingeman, TREX SW Program, 2017 pp. 9-16
What Happened When One Artist Tried to Walk Calgary’s 174-km City Limits, Leah Sandals, Canadian Art online, 7 Nov 2016
Exhibition Essay for Far Away So Close: Part III, Kimberly Phillips, Vancouver: Access Gallery, Oct 2015
Review - Water Witching with Alana Bartol, Keagan Perlette, SAD Mag, 4 Nov 2015
Abstract Ecologies – A Conversation with Amber Christensen Greg J. Smith, Creative Applications Network, 22 Sept 2015