Friday, March 26, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Recital Hall March 26, 2010
Professor Jennifer Fisher's research examines contemporary art, curatorial practice, display culture and the aesthetics of the non-visual senses. She is a founding member of the curatorial collaborative DisplayCult, which are commissioned curators of Zone B, Toronto’s Financial District, for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche (2009). DisplayCult exhibitions include MetroSonics (2009), Odor Limits (2008), Listening Awry (2007), Do Me! (2006), Aural Cultures (2005), Linda M. Montano: 14 Years of Living Art (2003), reminiSCENT (2003), Stills: Adad Hannah (2003), Museopathy (2001), Vital Signs (2000) and CounterPoses (1998).
Dr. Fisher was Contemporary Art Fellow at the Canadian Centre for the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Canada, and has held research affiliations at the Society for Fellows in the Humanities at Cornell University, and in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Her writings have appeared in the anthologies The Senses in Performance, Aural Cultures, Caught in the Act, Food Culture, Naming a Practice: Curatorial Strategies for the Future, and such journals as n.paradoxa, Public, Art Journal, and Visual Communication. She is the editor of Technologies of Intuition (2006).
Fisher earned a BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, an MA, Concordia University and a PhD, Concordia University.