Lois Klassen


Lois Klassen is an artist, writer and researcher based in Vancouver, Canada. Known for long-range projects that invite and engage participants in collective actions like Comforter Art Action, Slofemists (with Lori Weidenhammer) and Reading the Migration Library, Klassen’s projects address social and political concerns – deliberately facing ethical demand with social, aesthetic and material methods. Artworks by Lois Klassen have been hosted by Dunlop Gallery, Santa Fe Art Institute, Plug In ICA Summer Institute, MAWA, The Glenbow Museum, The Western Front, HubM3 (University of Salford), Banff New Media Institute, and more. Lois Klassen is a researcher in the Critical Media Art Studio (SFU) and a research ethics coordinator at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.