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Fiona Ackerman

Prologue | Fiona, imagine if the pandemic did not dominate our lives at the moment and we could meet in your home or in your studio. Where do we talk together? I work in a large industrial building 2 blocks from my home in Vancouver, Canada. I’ve had my studio here for 15 years. Freight trains go by outside my window, and I can see the foothills of the Rocky mountains over the city rooftops. The building is filled with other painters, sculptors, wood workers and framers. My studio oscillates between a crowded mess, and a tidy, open space. Maybe we are sitting at your favorite place? My studio my favorite place. Every morning that I unlock the door and walk in, I’m struck by how lucky I am. Where do you come from, where were you born when? I was born in Canada in 1978 and grew up in Montreal. I moved to Vancouver for a new experience in when I was 21. How and where do you currently live and work? I live and work in Vancouver, Canada. My studio is in a large warehouse very close to where I live with my husband and 12-year-old son. Which stations and people have shaped you? My upbringing and education have certainly shaped me. My mother is a writer who raised me alone while running a theatre company in Montreal. …

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Image caption: Studio portrait, Fiona Ackerman, 2020

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