Urban Field Speakers Series
Programmed by Scott McLeod and Jayne Wilkinson
February 11, 2016
Sandra Brewster, moderator
The curator, urban theorist and professor at the University of the Arts London speaks about transnationalism in contemporary art, exploring the ways in which multiple cultures of “blackness” are shaping contemporary urban life in the West. Moderated by Sandra Brewster, artist, educator and community-arts facilitator.
March 10, 2016
Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, moderator
The renowned artist, writer and theorist of the still and moving image speaks about his recent installations, which offer an associative response to cities, buildings and other sites. Moderated by Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, artists and co-founders of Vtape. Presented in partnership with Visual Studies in the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto.
March 31, 2016
Maria Alejandrina Coates, moderator
The Brazilian artist speaks about her manipulation of public and architectural spaces in order to reveal the ways in which out built environment determines action, behaviour and social relationships. Moderated by Maria Alejandrina Coates, independent curator. Presented in partnership with Latin American-Canadian Art Projects (LACAP).
April 21, 2016
Francisco-Fernando Granados, moderator
The independent curator and experimental printmaker reflects upon her experience as a co-curator of the 4th San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial on the subject of Displaced Images/Images in Space. Moderated by Francisco-Fernando Granados, artist and instructor at OCAD University and the University of Toronto Scarborough.
April 28, 2016
Center for Land Use Interpretation (Matthew Coolidge)
Matthew Farish, moderator
The founding director of CLUI, an organization dedicated to the diffusion of knowledge about the apportioning, utilization and perception of land, speaks about its programme areas and current activities. Moderated by Matthew Farish, associate professor in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto. Presented in partnership with the Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.
Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council
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
Le Germain Hotel Toronto
Official Catering Sponsor
à la Carte Kitchen