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My-Van Dam

Montreal, QC

My-Van Dam is a multidisciplinary artist based in Tiohtiá: ke / Mooniyang / Montreal. She graduated from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) in visual and media arts. Her artistic practice focuses on the transmission of intergenerational trauma, memory, vulnerability, resilience and the healing process. She is particularly interested in the effects of traumatic events on our collective and individual memory and the impact of trauma on our physical and psychological health, our relationships and our identity. Dam presented her work at the Montreal museum of Fine Arts, the Musée d’art Actuel/Département des invisibles (MAADI), at the Rad Hourani Foundation, at Cuisine ta Ville and Art Souterrain festival in Montreal and at the ArtHelix Gallery in New York.