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Artists Glenn Alteen

Glenn Alteen: Program Director
Glenn Alteen is a Vancouver-based curator and writer and director of grunt. He has worked extensively with performance art and is co-founder of LIVE Performance Biennial (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005). His writing on performance was recently published in Making Always War (Stride Gallery, Calgary, 2009), Access All Areas (grunt, 2008), Rebecca Belmore (Sydney Biennial Catalogue, Australia, 2006), Caught in the Act (YYZ Books Toronto, 2005), La Dragu (FADO, Toronto, 2002), LIVE at the End of the Century (grunt, 2002) and Locus Solus (Black Dog, London. 1999). He is the producer of brunt magazine. Alteen has also been organizer in a number of conferences including INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art, November, 2002 co-produced with TRIBE and grunt gallery, InFest, 2004, produced by the Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres, An Ecology for a New Performance, a Performance Creation Canada conference during the 2005 PuSh Festival and Live In Public – The Art of Engagement at ECUAD in 2007. Alteen has also produced a series of websites focusing on current cultural production, including First Vision (2006), First Nations Creators Project (2007), Medicine (2008), Beat Nation (2009) through grunt gallery, and Ruins in Process – Vancouver Art in the 60s (2009) produced through grunt and the Belkin Gallery at UBC.