Category Archives: Of Interest

Exhibitions & CFP

A couple of exhibitions around the world that hit the nail on the head in terms of some of the issues we raised a couple weeks ago about art, citizenship, and locationality: El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State at

Exhibitions & CFP

A couple of exhibitions around the world that hit the nail on the head in terms of some of the issues we raised a couple weeks ago about art, citizenship, and locationality: El Lissitzky: The Artist and the State at

Site Specific / Community Based

I was talking about this installation in class yesterday.

Site Specific / Community Based

I was talking about this installation in class yesterday.

Happening in Toronto

A few events that may be of interest to you: 1. BUS RIDE #6 @ The Power Plant Artist Field Trip Maria Hupfield Saturday, 25 July 2–3:30PM Meet in YES! Association/Föreningen JA!’s exhibition space at The Power Plant FREE For

Happening in Toronto

A few events that may be of interest to you: 1. BUS RIDE #6 @ The Power Plant Artist Field Trip Maria Hupfield Saturday, 25 July 2–3:30PM Meet in YES! Association/Föreningen JA!’s exhibition space at The Power Plant FREE For

New-Genre Public Art & Vik Muniz Waste Land

In talking about new-genre public art and the potential critique of such work I was reminded of a really interesting documentary I saw recently on the work of Vik Muniz. Waste Land follows the artist as he returns to his

New-Genre Public Art & Vik Muniz Waste Land

In talking about new-genre public art and the potential critique of such work I was reminded of a really interesting documentary I saw recently on the work of Vik Muniz. Waste Land follows the artist as he returns to his

Does it matter where an artist lives?

This article on Online Digital Artwork and the Status of the ‘Based–In’ Artist by the group W.A.G.E. might be of interest in light of our discussions on transnationalism, as well as in relation to our upcoming readings on sites and

Does it matter where an artist lives?

This article on Online Digital Artwork and the Status of the ‘Based–In’ Artist by the group W.A.G.E. might be of interest in light of our discussions on transnationalism, as well as in relation to our upcoming readings on sites and

Art in the Age of Surveillance

Sur Gallery is currently showing an exhibition Sportsmanship under Surveillance, which explores the ways artists are responding to surveillance under the guise of national security. A blurb from the website: The exhibition exposes various points of view of what it

Art in the Age of Surveillance

Sur Gallery is currently showing an exhibition Sportsmanship under Surveillance, which explores the ways artists are responding to surveillance under the guise of national security. A blurb from the website: The exhibition exposes various points of view of what it

Call for book essays on visual cultures of citizenship

An edited collection that reflects the topic of our discussion on Monday… Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship Co-editors: Corey Dzenko, Ph.D., Monmouth University and Theresa Avila, Ph.D., Arizona State University Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and

Call for book essays on visual cultures of citizenship

An edited collection that reflects the topic of our discussion on Monday… Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship Co-editors: Corey Dzenko, Ph.D., Monmouth University and Theresa Avila, Ph.D., Arizona State University Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and

Recent Canadian Controversies around Memorials

As we prepare to talk about history and the nation on Monday, some additional stories about controversial recent and proposed memorials and monuments (and museums) in Canada: — On the National Memorial to Victims of Communism in Ottawa and the

Recent Canadian Controversies around Memorials

As we prepare to talk about history and the nation on Monday, some additional stories about controversial recent and proposed memorials and monuments (and museums) in Canada: — On the National Memorial to Victims of Communism in Ottawa and the

Homeless Vehicle Project

A few more notes about Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Homeless Vehicle project that we talked about on Monday. Here is an interview with the artist where he discusses the project in some more detail. In an article about Wodiczko’s work, Lois Ascher

Homeless Vehicle Project

A few more notes about Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Homeless Vehicle project that we talked about on Monday. Here is an interview with the artist where he discusses the project in some more detail. In an article about Wodiczko’s work, Lois Ascher