Lois Klassen is a Vancouver-based artist and writer. She hosts two on-going art projects that involve the collective production of textiles:

Comforter Art Action

Slofemists (in collaboration with Lori Weidenhammer) Background image - Slofa under construction by participants of Slofemists (2016).

A new participatory project, Reading the Migration Library is currently in development. It's beginnings are described in this interview with Marie-Charlotte, on Santa Fe Radio Cafe (KSFR).

News - August 5, 2016 - the Cinevolution podcast series hosted by VIVO, Art Talking Women, releases "Episode 8 - Lois Klassen".

News - March-May, 2016 - Lois Klassen is an artist in residence at Santa Fe Art Institute's Immigration/Emigration residency. This 140 second performance was recorded at the SFAI140 event on March 23, 2016 - SFAI 140 - March 2016 - Lois Klassen

News - February 22, 23, 2016 - "Renegade Library & Other Non-Institutional Tactics used by Artists," Comox Valley Art Gallery, and "NIC Arist Talk Series: Lois Klassen," North Island College School of Art and Emily Carr University, Courtney, BC, Canada.

News - January 30, 2016 - Canadian performance artist, Margaret Dragu's The Library Project: Interdisciplinarity as the Catalyst of Knowledge at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada included performative artists' presentations by Jinhan Ko, David Khang, and Lois Klassen. See photos here https://www.facebook.com/CAGvancouver/posts/10154527637478696

News - "We Spoke Again: Dialogue in Display," The Word Hoard, 2015, Vol 1, Issue 4, Article 7, is here - http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/wordhoard/vol1/iss4/

News - "I want to hold on to those things," blog post for Re-create Media Art Histories Conference is here - http://www.hexagram.ca/re-create-2015/blog/blog/2015/11/06/i-want-to-hold-on-to-those-things/ and "It is time to call out for a review," is here - http://www.hexagram.ca/re-create-2015/blog/conference/novembre-7/

News - "Arriving at Nowhere: Reflecting on Chris Kraus's Radical Localism," Fillip 20, is available here - http://fillip.ca/content/arriving-at-nowhere-reflecting-on-chris-krauss-radical-localism.

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