Amalie Atkins is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Saskatoon. She creates cinematic fables through a blend of film, textiles, installations, performance and photography, imprinting a fictional world onto everyday life.
Atkins has exhibited widely nationally and internationally, including in Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, New York City, the UK, Berlin, Austria, and Australia. Her work has been included in major survey exhibitions, most notably Oh, Canada, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (2012), and DreamLand: Textiles in the Canadian Landscape, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto (2012), and currently through Eastern Europe with Road Show East, 12-14 Contemporary. The solo exhibition we live on the edge of disaster and imagine we are in a musical (2014–15) toured to the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina; Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; and College Art Galleries, Saskatoon. Atkins’s newest and longest film project to date, comprising the films The Diamond Eye Assembly and Requiem for Wind and Water, will premiere at the Remai Modern, Saskatoon, in 2019.