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From using car parts to hanging upside down, the recipients of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts have ...
produced a wide range of work. Winners Kim Adams, Max Dean and Jayce Salloum explain what goes into their art.
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A sculptor who creates fantastical worlds from items including car parts is among the winners of this year's Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.Kim Adams of Toronto made the list of eight laureates announced today by the Canada Council for the Arts.The Edmonton native is known for using car parts as well as toys and model kits in contemporary sculptures that reflect on soci-economic and environmental issues.Other recipients of the $25,000 honour include England-born, Vancouver-raised multi-disciplinary visual artist Max Dean. The Toronto resident's works explore the relationship between audience and art and have included a storefront installation with 7,000 pop cans in the shape of a wave.The other laureates are painter Carol Wainio and curator Brydon Smith of Ottawa; performance and installation artist Raymond Gervais and photographer/visual artist Angela Grauerholz of Montreal; Vancouver media artist Jayce Salloum; and weaver/notebook keeper Sandra Brownlee of Dartmouth, N.S.Gov. Gen. David Johnston will present the awards at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on March 26.An exhibition featuring selected works by this year's winners will run at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa from March 28 to July 6.The Canada Council funds and administers the awards, which recognize career achievements.