Kendra Place is an artist and writer working with photography, performance, publishing, and critical aesthetics. Her intermedia practice imagines art as forms of architectural criticism and feminist counter-narrative. Her writing, art, and curatorial projects have been presented by ngtvspc, aceartinc, and Platform Centre (Winnipeg), Artspeak (Vancouver), C Magazine (Toronto), SAW Gallery (Ottawa), Le Musée international des arts modestes (Sète), and La Maison Rouge (Paris), among other venues. Her research has been supported by Public Preparation (Estonia), Plug In ICA (Winnipeg), and Est-Nord-Est résidence d'artistes (Quebec). She has worked with several artist-run centres, temporary art collectives, and community-based projects, and she is an editor of Art + Wonder.
Kendra is femme of settler cultures who has lived most of her life on unceded Treaty 1 land (Winnipeg): Anishinaabe, Nēhiyaw, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene, and Inuit territories and spaces, homeland of the Métis nation. She currently lives at Tio'tia:ke/Mooniyaang (Montréal), Kanien'kehá:ka (Haudenosaunee) and Anishinaabeg territories.
Some of the projects documented here have been financially supported by the Winnipeg Arts Council and the Manitoba Arts Council.