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Boilersuits for Primates

Bill Burns
September 1, 2004

Neutral Ground has launched its newest publication “Boilersuits for Primates” by former Sask based, artist Bill Burns. Bill Burns was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Victoria in 1980. He then studied at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, England for a Masters of Fine Arts, graduating in 1987. Burns is the recipient of awards from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. The new book responds to the U. S. policy regarding detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and translates conventions in natural history museological practices into new, critical Burns’ works.