Bill Burns CV, PDF file
MKG Show Listing
+ The Bill Burns Show (Part 2)
+ The Bill Burns Show
+ Dogs and Boats and Airplanes
Articles and Reviews
+ Of Fauna and Manufactured Derivatives:
Bill Burns and the Lucrative Didactics of Environmental Stewardship (C Magazine 107, PDF file)
+ Bill Burns, The Flora and Fauna Information Service at ICA, London Jennifer Gabrys (Afterall Online, PDF file)
Bill Burns is an artist and the artistic director of the Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Children’s Choir in Toronto. His works are included in collections around the world including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa and the Cabinet des estampes, Geneva.
He has published numerous books and essays including When Pain Strikes, a scholarly anthology, (Burns, Busby and Sawchuk, editors and contributors, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1999); Bird Radio, (Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig and KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Cologne and Berlin, 2007) and The Guide to the Flora and Fauna Information Service: 0.800.0FAUNA0FLORA, (Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, 2008) and Two Boiler Suits and a Playlist, (YYZ, Toronto, 2010) A boxed edition of three of his books about plants and animals and war will be published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig in Cologne in 2011.
Bill Burns was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and studied art at Goldsmiths’ College in London, England.