Once again, the movements of #WhileBlack and Black Lives Matter have been invoked by the swift succession of recent incidents reminding us that the pandemic is not solely from without.
Shannon Bool was born in Comox, Canada and lives and works in Berlin. Bool attended the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Cooper Union, New York, and graduated from Staedelschule, Frankfurt (2004). Bool was artist in residence at the Villa Romana in Florence, Italy (2013). Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at: Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary (2017); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2015) and recently at Musée d’art de Joliette, Joliette and Peles Empire, Berlin (both 2018). Bool has been included in various group shows at: Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt (2017); White Cube Gallery, London (2017); The National Gallery, Ottawa (2017); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2016) and La Biennale de Montréal (2016). Her work can be found in the collections of the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Lenbachhaus, Munich, The National Gallery of Canada, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, and numerous private collections, including Saatchi Collection, London.