Biography | Ed Spence Biography | Ed Spence Ed Spence grew up in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada. In 2005 he received his BFA from UBC Okanagan where he was awarded the President's Purchase Award for a multi-channel video installation. His work has been exhibited across Canada, The United States, Poland, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. In the spring of 2012 he was awarded a two month research residency in Italy where he developed video accompaniment to a contemporary dance performance that was later shown in Berlin's Nah Dran performance series. His work spans many disciplines and utilizes text, sculpture, photography, and public installation. is work can be found in private and public collections internationally. He now resides in Vancouver, BC. He and choreographer Julianne Chapple recently received Canada Council funding to collaboratively explore the theme of Transhumanist Futurism via the creation of wearable sculptural elements and choreographed movement.