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Friday, November 5, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
The work of Vancouver artist Alison MacTaggart explores the act of speaking and the forces and effects of language. Through drawings that resemble diagrams from instruction manuals and quirky objects that visitors can handle and test, the exhibition will invite people to engage with the issue of interpersonal communication and identity.  

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Anne Henderson has written and directed documentaries on a wide range of topics, including culture, human rights, history and the environment. She is the recipient of a Genie Award, two Hot Docs Awards, a Gemini, as well as various international film prizes. After living in New York, Vancouver and Toronto, she is now based in Montreal. At Articulations III she will present her...

Friday, October 29, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Alison Rossiter is a senior artist working in photography. “Rossiter has worked with the materials and processes of light sensitive, gelatin silver-based photography since 1970. In recent exhibitions, she creates photographic objects that rely on the intrinsic qualities of expired papers. She collects expired photo papers from throughout the 20th Century and...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Richard Hill lives and works in Toronto and is a curator, critic and art historian of Cree heritage. His areas of interest and expertise include historical and contemporary art created by Indigenous North American artists.   Hill, while curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario, over-saw the museum’s first substantial effort to include North American Aboriginal art...

Monday, October 18, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
"Laurel Woodcock is a mid-career multimedia artist living in Toronto and Associate Professor, Extended Practices at the University of Guelph. Woodcock is interested in the legacy of Conceptual art practices, their collaborative and performative spirit, use of language as a medium, and endeavor to integrate art and life. A large portion of Woodcock’s practice...

Friday, October 15, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
Emerging Curator, writer and media artist, Steven Loft, is a Mohawk of the Six Nations and is the new Executive Director of imagineNATIVE. In 2008, he became the first Curator-In-Residence, Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada and was formerly the Director/Curator of the Urban Shaman Gallery in Winnipeg; Aboriginal Curator at the Art Gallery of Hamilton and...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
Simon Houpt is the author of Museum of the Missing: The High Stakes of Art Crime. In the summer of 2004, when Simon Houpt heard about the theft of Edvard Munch’s The Scream from the Munch Museum in Oslo, he wondered who on earth would take such an iconic work of art. At the time, he was the New York-based arts reporter for the Globe and Mail and didn’t...

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
“Irving’s paintings and drawings are the product of a working method that stumbles through both lived and mediated experience. Comprehending the political, metaphysical, and the mundane, each is expressed through a miscellany of cultural bits and pieces. Evoked in his work are the likes of Shakespeare and the Marx Brothers, Picasso and Tex Avery, Slim Pickins and...

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
"James Braithwaite is an animator and illustrator living in Montreal. James graduated from Concordia University, and really has no idea what to do with his degree. He is seriously considering making it into a paper hat. After university, James worked away in a dark cave, and managed to get his illustrations in The Believer, The Globe and Mail, The Financial Times, and...

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
In 1970 Vincent Trasov and Michael Morris founded Image Bank, a conceptual vehicle for mail art projects, which featured collaborations with Eric Metcalfe, Gary Lee Nova, Ray Johnson, General Idea, and Robert Filliou. Further to this, Morris and Trasov, along with eight colleagues from various disciplines, founded and directed the Western Front Society, an artist-run centre...

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
In 1970 Vincent Trasov and Michael Morris founded Image Bank, a conceptual vehicle for mail art projects, which featured collaborations with Eric Metcalfe, Gary Lee Nova, Ray Johnson, General Idea, and Robert Filliou. Further to this, Morris and Trasov, along with eight colleagues from various disciplines, founded and directed the Western Front Society, an artist-run centre...

Monday, September 27, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
Catherine Crowston is Deputy Director / Chief Curator of the Art Gallery of Alberta. From 1994-1997, Crowston was the Director / Curator of the Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre and prior to that was Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of York University in Toronto. Crowston currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Edmonton Public Art Committee and has been both an...

Friday, September 24, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
 Jeffrey Spalding is an artist, writer and curator.   Works by the artist are held in the principal public collections in Canada including the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, The Canadian Embassy, Washington, Art Gallery of Alberta, Glenbow Museum, Banff Centre, University of...

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 6:00am - Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 6:50am
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Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
Jeffrey Spalding is an artist, writer and curator.   Works by the artist are held in the principal public collections in Canada including the National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal, The Canadian Embassy, Washington, Art Gallery of Alberta, Glenbow Museum, Banff Centre, University of...

Monday, September 20, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
"Caitlin Jones is the Executive Director of the Western Front Society in Vancouver. Prior to this appointment she had a combined curatorial and conservation position at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and was the Director of Programming at the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York. A key member of the Variable Media Network, Jones has also been responsible for developing...

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:55am
"Jamelie Hassan's art as well as her organizing activities reflect her political awareness and her desire to effect communication between people of different backgrounds. She is deeply aware of the politics of the Middle East and its effects, which extend even to her immediate family, Canadians of Lebanese descent. She has travelled widely in the Middle East, Europe,...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
 

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 6:00am - 6:50am
Robin Arseneault was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She received her BFA from the Alberta College of Art + Design, Canada. She has worked as an instructor, curator, arts administrator, and as the Director of the Stride Gallery, Calgary. Arseneault is the recipient of several awards and grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and...

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am
 

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 6:00am - 7:00am