Curator Kegan McFadden speaks in Art Now, 12 noon, Sept 28 in the Recital Hall

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 12:00am - 12:50pm

A cultural worker who curates, contributes critical and creative texts to various galleries nationally, and makes art, J.J. Kegan McFadden will be speaking at Art Now on the topic of curating group exhibitions as a form of cultural research. Recent and touring exhibits of McFadden's include: When the Mood Strikes Us... (an exploration of narco-polemics in contemporary studio practices; presented at PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital arts, Winnipeg), As the Sidewalk Bleeds (on the subject of mis-using digital technologies in the name of art; originally presented at PLATFORM and touring to Dunlop Art Gallery in Regina this October), and Cabin Fever (an analysis of certain boredom, researched through New York's Independent Curators International,  presented at PLATFORM in 2010 and touring to Regina's Neutral Ground Contemporary Art Forum in October).  McFadden is the Director / Curator of PLATFORM Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts.

image: Kegan McFadden with Cabin Fever, photo credit: Divya Mehra 2010