Annie Briard is a Vancouver-based artist from Montreal challenging visual perception and its ideologies through moving image and lens-focused work. She has exhibited in solo and group shows across Canada and internationally, including galleries and festivals in New York, Rio, Madrid, Basel, and Beijing. In 2012, Briard was an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre and was selected by the Centre International d’Art Contemporain to represent Canada at World Event Young Artists symposium in England. The following year, she presented solos at Black & Yellow, Back Gallery Project, and ￼VIVO Media Arts Centre in Vancouver, and Centre 3 in Hamilton. In 2014, Joyce Yahouda Gallery presented its second solo exhibition of her work, Sight Shifting. In conjunction with her practice, Briard also teaches art and theory at Emily Carr University. She holds a BFA in studio art from Concordia University and an MAA in media arts from Emily Carr University.