Ian Wallace

Born in Shoreham, England, 1943

Studied at University of British Columbia, Master of Art History, Vancouver, Canada, 1968

Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Gretta Meert, ’Ian Wallace’, Brussels, Belgium
Catriona Jeffries, ’Ian Wallace’, Vancouver, Canada
Rennie Collection, ’Collected Works’, Vancouver, Canada

2015
Canada House, ‘Ian Wallace’, London, England
Jessica Silverman Gallery, ‘Meta Masculin/Féminin’, San Francisco CA
Catriona Jeffries, ‘Ian Wallace. The Construction Site’, Vancouver/CA

2013
Yvon Lambert, ‘Ian Wallace. Magazine Paper 1969-2014’

2012
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Paint and Photography’, Vancouver, Canada
Volker Bradke, ‘Ian Vallace’, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Greta Meert, ‘Ian Wallace. Tropismes’, Brussels, Belgium
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Masculin/Feminin’, Vancouver, Canada

2011
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Ian Wallace’, Zurich, Switzerland

2010
MacKenzie Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Masculin / Féminin’, Regina, Canada
The Power Plant, ‘Ian Wallace: The Economy of the Image’, Toronto, Canada
Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

2009
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Works 1970 – 1979’, Vancouver, Canada
Yvon Lambert, ‘Ian Wallace’, New York NY
Museum of Vancouver, ‘Ian Wallace. My Heroes in the Streets’, Vancouver, Canada

2008
Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
Hauser & Wirth, London, England
Kunsthalle Zürich, ‘Ian Wallace. A Literature of Images’, Zurich, Switzerland
Witte de With, ‘Ian Wallace. A Literature of Images’, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, ‘Ian Wallace’, Dusseldorf, Germany

2007
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2005
Charles H. Scott Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: In the Studio’, Vancouver, Canada
Belkin Satellite, ‘Magazine Piece(s), 1970 -’, Vancouver, Canada

2004
American Fine Arts, New York NY

2003
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2001
Colin de Land Fine Art, New York NY
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘My Heroes in the Street’, Vancouver, Canada

1999
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Thomas March Gallery, Valencia, Spain
Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium

1998
Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Sprengel Museum, ‘Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993)’, Hannover and the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany

1997
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
genesta, ‘ian wallace: genesta (new works)’, London, England
Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1996
Art Gallery of Windsor, ‘The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993)’, North Vancouver, Canada
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Tomas March, Valencia, Spain
Galerie Dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain

1995
Sala Robayera, Miengo, Spain
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Presentation House Gallery, ‘The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993)’, North Vancouver, Canada

1993
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
Galeria Tomas March, Valencia, Spain

1992
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York NY
Galerie Fucares, Madrid, Spain
Galleria Marco Noire, Turin, Italy

1991
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany
Galleria Sergio Casoli, Milan, Italy
Cold City, Toronto, Canada

1990
University of British Columbia Fine Art Gallery, ‘The Idea of the University’, Vancouver, Canada
Agnes Etherington Art Center, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York NY
Galeria Temple, Valencia, Spain
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica CA
De Vleeshal, Hommage à Mondrian, Middleburg, Netherlands

1989
Galerie Meert-Rihouz, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Germany
Maison de la Culture, St. Etienne, France
Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1988
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, Vancouver, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
49th Parallel, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
MacKenzie Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, Regina, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Power Plant, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, Toronto, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Mendel Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, Saskatoon, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Winnipeg Art Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987’, Winnipeg, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Canadian Cultural Centre, Rome, Italy
Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1987
Rudiger Schottle Gallery, Munich, Germany

1986
Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1984
Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1983
Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1982
David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1980
Optica Gallery, Montreal, Canada

1979
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1978
Nova Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1976
Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

1975
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

1974
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Group Exhibitions

2015
Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, ‘Regarding Spectatorship: Revolt and the Distant Observer’, Berlin, Germany
Fondazione Prada, ‘Recto Verso’, Milan, Italy

2014
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Freezer Burn’, organized by Rita Ackermann, New York
POOL – LUMA/Westbau, ‘In the Crack of the Dawn’, Zürich, Switzerland
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, ‘Room Service. Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel’, Baden-Baden, Germany

2013
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, ‘D’un discours qui ne serait pas du semblant / actors, networks, theories’, Montreal, Canada
MOSTYN, ‘Dear Portrait’, Llandudno, Wales
Badischer Kunstverein, ‘Continental Drift. Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s’, Karlsruhe, Germany
Generali Foundation, ’25 Jahre Generali Foundation. The Content of Form’, Vienna, Austria
Generali Foundation, ‘Amazing! Clever! Linguistic!’, cur. Guillaume Désanges, Vienna, Austria
Generali Foundation, ‘The Content of Form’, Vienna, Austria
Wattis Institute for the Contemporary Art, ‘The Order of Things: Cinematic Moments’, San Francisco CA

2012
Surrey Art Gallery, ‘Beyond Vague Terrain: The City and the Serial Image’, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980’, Vancouver, Canada

2011
The Art Institute of Chicago, ‘Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph 1964-1977’, Chicago IL
Swiss Institute New York, ‘ Books on Books’, New York NY
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, ‘Faces. Works from the Permanent Collection’, Vancouver, Canada
Montréal Biennale 2011, ‘Montréal Biennale 2011 – Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hazard’, Montréal, Canada

2010
Castello di Rivoli, ‘EXHIBITION, EXHIBITION’, Turin, Italy
Simon Fraser University Gallery, ‘Expanded Literary Practices in Vancouver 1954 – 1969’, Burnaby, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Visions of British Columbia: A Landscape Manual’, Vancouver, Canada

2009
Yvon Lambert, ‘Espèces d’Espaces’, New York NY
VOX image contemporaine, ‘Road Runners’, Montreal, Canada
Netwerk, ‘Time as Activity’, Aalst NL

2008
Generali Foundation, ‘Un Coup de Dés. Writing Turned Image’, Vienna, Austria
Simon Fraser University Gallery, ‘The Constant Search for a Better Way’, Burnaby, Canada
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Process as Work’, Vancouver, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, ‘Studio Models’, Ottawa, Canada

2007
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, ‘The Monochromatic Field’, Vancouver, Canada
Palazzo Reale, ‘Canadian Art Ideas’, Milan, Italy

2006
Catriona Jeffries, ’274 East 1st’, Vancouver, Canada
Contemporary Art Gallery, ‘Concrete Language’, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Paint’, Vancouver, Canada
Museé national d’art moderne, ‘Les Peintres de la vie moderne’, Paris, France
Fondacion Antonio Saura, ‘Ayermanana’, Cuenca, Spain
Vancouver Art Gallery, ’75 Years of Collecting: Portrait of a citizen’, Vancouver, Canada
The Hugh Lane Museum of Modern Art, ‘The Studio’, Dublin, Ireland

2005
Wharf, Centre d’art contemporain de Basse-Normandie, ‘Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver’, Herouville Saint-Clair, France
Confederation Centre Art Gallery, ‘Curb Appeal’, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘Intertidal / Art in Vancouver Now!’, Antwerp, Belgium
Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, ‘The Collection XIII’, Antwerp, Belgium
Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Fundacion Juan March, ‘Fotografia de los años 80 y 90 en la colección del MNCARS’, Cuenca, Spain
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Mix With Care’, Vancouver, Canada
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Painting After Poverty’, Vancouver, Canada

2004
Art Gallery of Hamilton, ‘Future Cities’, Hamilton, Canada
Canadian Cultural Centre, ‘Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver’, Paris, France
Pinakothek der Moderne, ‘Jede Fotografie ein Bild. Siemens Fotosammlung’, Munich, Germany
Surrey Art Gallery, ‘Face to Face’, Surrey, Canada
Mackenzie Art Gallery, ‘The Shadow of Abstraction’, Regina, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘b.a.-ba, un choix dans la collection’, Chateaugiron, France
Passage de Retz, ‘Forever’, Paris, France

2003
Presentation House Gallery, ‘Unfinished Business: Vancouver Street Photographs 1955 to 1985’, North Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Robert Smithson in Vancouver’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘Peintures Actuelles I’, Chateaugiron, France
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘The Big Picture’, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Temporal Spaces’, Vancouver, Canada
Travesia Cuatro Arte Contemporaneo, ‘El Ojo de la Arquitectura’, Madrid, Spain

2002
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘This Place’, Vancouver, Canada
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Signage’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Basse-Normandie, ‘Ma maison dans ta rue’, Caen, France

2001
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, ‘An Attack on Literature’, Geneva, Switzerland
Presentation House Gallery, ‘Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver’, North Vancouver
Art Gallery of Windsor, ‘Alignments’, Windsor, Canada
Museo Municipal de Malaga, ‘Arquitecturas del silencio’, Malaga, Spain
PHAG, INC., New York NY

2000
Musée d’art, d’histoire et de folklore de Cassel, ‘Carrefour Historique’, Cassel, France
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Pictures, positions and places’, Vancouver, Canada
Galerie Fucares, ‘Inside/Outside’, Madrid, Spain
Zerynthia, ‘L’Ultimo Disegno del 1999’, Rome, Italy
Galerie Meert Rihoux, ‘Accrochage IV’, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘Ni jeunes, ni vieux, mais bons’, Paris, France
‘L’Invitation a la ville’, Brussels, Belgium
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘Gratture, Biffure & Incisure’, Chateaugiron, France

1999
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Recollect’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Haute-Normandie, ‘In the City’, Sotteville-les-Rouen, France
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, ‘Esguards Distants’, Valencia, Spain
Musée d’ Art Morderne et Contemporain de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
MacKenzie Art Gallery, ‘Regionalism Reconstructed’, Regina, Canada

1998
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, ‘Arquitecturn Racionalista Valenciana’, Valencia, Spain
Le Magasin, ‘Tell me a story’, Grenoble, France
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘Au nom du sport’, Paris, France
Hamburger Kunstverein, ‘Fast Forward/Archives’, Hamburg, Germany

1997
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, ‘Due West’, Angouleme, France
Caisse des Depots Consignations, ‘Breve Rencontre’, Paris, France
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘L’oeil alerte’, Chateaugiron, France
Portland Institute of Contemporary Art at The Art Gym at Marylhurst College, ‘Road Movies in a Post Colonial Landscape’, Portland OR

1996
La Criée, Centre d’art contemporain, ‘Panoramas’, Rennes, France
Kamloops Art Gallery, ‘The Culture of Nature’, Kamloops, Canada
Mois de la Photo, ‘Couvent des Cordeliers’, Paris, France
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Haut-Normandie, ‘C’est arrivé près de chez nous’, Sotteville-les-Rouen, France

1995
Stedelijk Museum, ‘A Notion of Conflict’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, ‘Painting in the 90’s’, Graz, Austria
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Recent Acquisitions’, New York NY
S.L. Simpson Gallery, ‘Milieu of the Order of Representation’, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘The Sky is the Limit’, Paris, France
Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, ‘Instants Photographiques’, Montreal, Canada
Third International Photo Triennale, Esslingen, Germany
Musée des Beaux-Arts, ‘La transparence dans l’art du XXeme siècle’, Le Havre, France
Nouveau Musée/Institut d’art contemporain, ‘Artistes/Architectes’, Villeurbanne, France
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Vancouver 1965-1975: Contexts and Influences’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Poitou-Charentes, ‘Collection, fin XXeme’, Poitou-Charentes, France
Le Magasin, ‘Morceaux Choisis’, Grenoble, France
S.L. Simpson Gallery, ‘David Clarkson, Steven Shearer, Ian Wallace’, Toronto, Canada

1994
Cold City Gallery, ‘Mediatrix’, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘Sortir de réserve’, Paris, France
Galerie Meert Rihoux, ‘Barbara Bloom, Louise Lawler, Ian Wallace’, Brussels, Belgium
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, ‘Marian Penner Bancroft, Christos Dikeakos, Ian Wallace’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘Espaces révélés’, Rennes, France
Ellen Gallery, ‘Espaces (In)Habitables’, Montreal, Canada

1993
Charles H Scott Gallery, ‘Under the Paving Stones’, Vancouver, Canada
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, ‘Espace de l’image’, Chateaugiron, France
Musee Roche-sur-Yon, ‘La Nouvelle Génération’, Roche-sur-Yon, France
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘Autour du livre’, Paris, France

1992
Centre d’Art Santa Monica, ‘Cameres Indiscretes’, Barcelona, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
Circulo de Belles Artes, ‘Cameres Indiscretes’, Madrid, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)

1991
FRAC – Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Corte, ‘Recent Acquisitions’, Haute Corse, France
Galerie Pierre Huber, ‘La revanche de l’image’, Geneva, Switzerland
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, ‘L’art conceptuel depuis les années 70’, Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Recent Acquisitions’, Los Angeles CA
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, ‘Rendezvous des amis’, Paris, France

1990
The Artists’ Museum, ‘Construction in Process’, Lodz, Poland
Tanit Gallery, ‘Jardins de Bagatelle’, Munich, Germany
University of Rennes, ‘Publique/Privée’, Rennes, France

1989
Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, ‘Canadian Biennal of Contemporary Art’, Ottawa, Canada
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, ‘Photokunst’, Stuttgart, Germany
Frankfurter Kunstverein, ‘Photoprospekt 89’, Frankfurt, Germany
Galerie Meert Rihoux, ‘Accrochages II’, Brussels, Belgium

1988
Artists Resource Center, ‘The Discursive Field of Recent Photography’, Toronto, Canada
Curt Marcus Gallery, ‘Camouflage’, New York NY
Studio Casoli, ‘Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace’, Rome, Italy
Or Gallery, ‘Cold City Exchange’, Vancouver, Canada

1987
Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Stuttgart, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Haus am Waldsee, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunstverein Hamburg, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Hamburg, Germany (Travelling Exhibitio)
Kunstverein Hannover, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Hanover, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Frankfurter Kunstverein, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Frankfurt, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunstmuseum Luzern, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Lucerne, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Rheinisches Landesmuseum, ‘Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte’, Bonn, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Toyama Museum of Modern Art, ‘Toyama Now’, Toyama, Japan
Baskerville and Watson Gallery, ‘Heavenly Embrace’, New York NY
Montreal Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Stations’, Montreal, Canada

1986
Light Gallery, ‘In the Tradition of Photography’, New York NY
Coberg Gallery, ‘Vikky Alexander and Ian Wallace’, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Making History’, Vancouver, Canada
Galerie Johnen and Schottle, ‘Barbara Ess, Ian Wallace, James Welling’, Cologne, Germany
Walter J. Phillips Gallery, Banff, ‘Vancouver Now’, Banff, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
London Regional Art Gallery, ‘Vancouver Now’, London, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Dazibao Gallery, ‘Vancouver Now’, Montreal, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Winnipeg Art Galley, ‘Vancouver Now’, Winnipeg, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Cologne International Art Fair, ‘Focus: Canada 1960-1985’, Cologne, Germany
Or Gallery, ‘Camera Works’, Vancouver, Canada

1985
49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, ‘Ken Lum, Rodney Graham, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace’, New York NY
Third Eye Centre, ‘Visual Facts, Photography and Video by Nine Canadian Artist’, Glasgow, Scotland (Travelling Exhibition)
Graves Gallery, ‘Visual Facts, Photography and Video by Nine Canadian Artist’, Sheffield, England (Travelling Exhibition)
Canada House, ‘Visual Facts, Photography and Video by Nine Canadian Artist’, London, England (Travelling Exhibition)

1984
Open Space Gallery, ‘Photo Expansions’, Victoria, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Art and Photography’, Vancouver, Canada

1983
Art Gallery of Peterborough, ‘Photographic Sequences’, Peterborough, Canada

1979
Winnipeg Art Gallery, ‘Photo/Extended Dimensions’, Winnipeg, Canada

1977
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘From This Point of View’, Vancouver, Canada
Sechelt Art Gallery, ‘PortraitXCamera’, Sechelt, Canada

1975
University of Guelph, ‘Narrative in Contemporary Art’, Guelph, Canada

1973
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ‘Canada Trajectories 73’, Paris, France
Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Pacific Vibrations’, Vancouver, Canada
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, ‘West Coast Kinesis’, Victoria, Canada

1972
Burnaby Art Gallery, ‘Due West’, Burnaby, Canada

1971
Saidye Bronfman Cultural Center, ’50 N – 73 W’, Recent Conceptual Art, Montreal, Canada
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, ‘Collage Show’, Vancouver, Canada

1970
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, ‘Four Artists: Tom Burrows, Duane Lunden, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace’, Vancouver, Canada
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, ‘Sound Show’, Vancouver, Canada

1969
Bau Xi Gallery, ‘Vancouver Focus ‘69’, Vancouver, Canada
La Musée de Beaux-Arts, ‘Survey ‘69’, Montreal, Canada
University of British Columbia, SUB Gallery, ‘The Photo Show: The Artist as Photographer’, Vancouver, Canada
Bau Xi Gallery, ‘Tom Burrows and Ian Wallace’, Vancouver, Canada

1968
Simon Fraser University Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace and Duane Lunden’, Burnaby, Canada, Canada
Bau Xi Gallery, ‘Vancouver Focus ‘68’, Vancouver, Canada
Douglas Gallery, ‘Recent Vancouver Art’, Vancouver, Canada
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, ‘Systems and Series’, Vancouver, Canada
University of British Columbia SUB Gallery, ‘Ian Wallace and D’Arcy Henderson’, Vancouver, Canada

1967
University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, ‘Joy and Celebration’, Vancouver, Canada

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