Jayce Salloum


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    Jayce Salloum tends to go only where he is invited or where there is an intrinsic affinity, his projects being rooted in an intimate engagement with place(s), and the people that inhabit them. The grandson of Syrian immigrants from the Beqaa Valley (Lebanon), Salloum was born and raised on Sylix (Okanagan) territory in Kelowna, BC. After living and working in Canada, the United States, and Lebanon, he has been based on the unceded Xwmetskwíyem/xʷməθkʷey̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh/sqʷx̌ʷoʔməx (Squamish) + Selíl̓witulh/səíl̓wətaʔł (Tsleil-Waututh) territories of ‘Vancouver’ for the past 23 years.

    He has worked in various mediums including installation, photography,and performance, as well as curating exhibitions and coordinating a vast array of cultural projects. Salloum has exhibited at the widest range of local and international venues, from the smallest unnamed storefronts & community centres in his Vancouver neighbourhood to institutions such as the Musée du Louvre, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery of Canada; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; as well as a multitude of international Biennials and film festivals. His texts/works have been featured in publications such as; Third Text, Semiotext(e), and The Archive (Whitechapel/MIT Press), to name only a few. In 2014 Salloum received the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.


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