The Art of Being Human

“Music is the ultimate proof that humans are an advanced species”

Josée Drouin-Brisebois
Josée Drouin-Brisebois is a senior curator responsible for Canadian and international contemporary art at the National Gallery of Canada. She managed Canada’s role in two Venice Biennale exhibitions: Shary Boyle’s Music for Silence and Steven Shearer’s Exhume to Consume. Josée also co-curated A Moving Image and Misled by Nature: Contemporary Art and the Baroque at the Art Gallery of Alberta, as well as Spectral Landscape and The Shape of Things at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

New Year, New Stories

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