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Suzy Lake Multimedia

For more than 45 years and across three cities, Suzy Lake has used her own image to confront issues of identity and power. Informed by the culture and politics of Detroit, Montreal and Toronto, Lake has produced groundbreaking photographs, videos and performances. In these videos, Lake discusses how the unique characters of these cities influenced her body of work.

Born in Detroit (1947–1968)

A New Scene in Montreal (1968–1978)

Home in Toronto (1978–Today)

The Making of Performing Haute Couture

Installation of Are You Talking To Me?

Audio Experience

Relax and activate your imagination with this audio experience as spend time looking deeply at this work from Suzy Lake’s Extended Breathing series.

Start the audio player, then enlarge the artwork, below, to explore in detail.

Meet the Artist: Suzy Lake

Listen to artist Suzy Lake discuss her work and exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, in conversation with exhibition curators Sophie Hackett and Georgiana Uhlyarik. Recorded on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Duration: 00:54:21

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