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Urban Field Speakers Series
2015 Programme

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod

January 22, 2015
Trevor Paglen
Charles Stanklevech, moderator

The artist, writer and “experimental geographer” speaks about his recent projects that combine art and cultural production with geography to address state secrecy, military symbology and other subjects. Moderated by Charles Stankievech, artist, writer and assistant professor in the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto.

February 19, 2015
Rebecca Solnit
Anne Michaels, moderator

The award-winning writer, historian and activist speaks about her wide-ranging publications on art, politics and community, including her brilliantly reinvented atlases of the cities of San Francisco, New Orleans and, soon, New York. Moderated by award-winning poet and novelist Anne Michaels.

March 12, 2015
Cohabitation Strategies (Lucia Babina and Miguel Robles-Durán)
Yan Wu, moderator

Members of the international cooperative for socio-spatial research, design and development discuss their transformative urban-intervention projects, including their examination of the latent potential for the shared use of space on the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus. Moderated by independent curator Yan Wu.

April 2, 2015
Regina Silveira
Carmen Victor, moderator

The accomplished Brazilian artist, renowned for her exploration of space through geometric constructions, speaks about her urban interventions and public projects. Moderated by independent curator Carmen Victor.

April 23, 2015
Muslala (Matan Israeli)
Mona Filip, moderator

A founding member of this group of artists, activists and other residents of the Musrara neighbourhood in Jerusalem speaks about their public art projects based in the “no man’s land” between Jerusalem’s many borders. Moderated by Mona Filip, director/curator of the Koffler Gallery.

Project Supporters
Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council

Event Partners
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga
Centre for the Study of the United States (CSUS), Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto Latin American-Canadian Art Projects (LACAP)

Official Hotel Sponsor
Hotel Le Germain

Official Catering Sponsor
à la Carte Kitchen