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See the work of Shary Boyle, Canada's Venice Biennale rep

It’s a gigantic plum to be chosen as the artist representing your country in the prestigious Venice Biennale

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Canadian mixed-media artist Shary Boyle will be the showcase artist later this spring at the Canadian pavilion at the Venice Bienalle, one of the most important, influential and longest-running international venues for art. Here’s a selection of her work.

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The Mute (2012)

Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

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Virus, 2009

Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

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Virus, 2009. Detail, projection view

David Jacques/Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

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Shary Boyle, White Light, 2010. Detail. Foam, textile, string, porcelain, hair, black light, 305 x 305 x 183 cm. Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

Ian Lefebvre/Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

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Self-Immolation, 2011. Detail. Ink and gouache on paper, 72.4 x 51.4 cm.

Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc.

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Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows, Everything Under the Moon, 2012, performance still. Presented at the Harbourfront Centre World Stage 2012, Toronto. .

Christopher Wahl/Courtesy the artist and Jessica Bradley Inc

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