Rodney Graham

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Birthday
16, 1949
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian multimedia and installation artist who created philosophical films and performance art pieces. Most commonly grouped with the Vancouver School.

Before Fame

He studied art with Ian Wallace in Canada, and he also performed in a band with Jeff Wall.

Trivia

He made himself the protagonist of much of his cinematic work, including in "Halcion Sleep" from 1994 and "Vexation Island" from 1997.

Family Life

He married fellow artist Shannon Oksanen.

Associated With

His film, "The Phonokinetoscope," included a character who was a Thomas Edison prototype.