Glenn Alteen is a Vancouver based curator and writer and founding program director of grunt. He was cofounder of LIVE Performance Biennial (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005) and the Blue Cabin Residency Program (2018). His writing was recently published in Other Places – Reflections on Media Art in Canada (MANO 2019), Wordless – The Performance of Rebecca Belmore (grunt 2018) and Unceded Territories Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun (MOA 2016). Currently Alteen is a member of the Vancouver Public Art Committee for the City and for two years on the City’s Arts and Culture Advisory committee as a representative from PAC. In 2018 Alteen was awarded Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Art for Outstanding Contribution to Contemporary Practice.