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Urban Field Speakers Series
2007 Programme

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod

February 1, 2007
Maaretta Jaukkuri
Saara Liinamaa, moderator

The chief curator of the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki) speaks on the notion of public time. Moderated by Saara Liinamaa, writer, researcher and doctoral candidate in the Department of Social and Political Thought at York University.

March 1, 2007
Hedwig Fijen
Luis Jacob, moderator

The executive director of the Manifesta Foundation (Amsterdam) speaks on the challenges of mounting an itinerant contemporary art biennial. Moderated by artist Luis Jacob.

April 13, 2007
Lida Abdul and John Greyson
Accomplished Afghani video and performance artist Lida Abdul engages in a discussion with local artist John Greyson.

April 26, 2007
Nelson Brissac
Shawn Micallef, moderator

The philosopher, curator and professor in the Communication and Semiotics Program at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo speaks on urban interventions. Moderated by Shawn Micallef, the editor of Spacing and co-founder of [murmur].

May 17, 2007
Constance Classen
Janine Marchessault, moderator

The professor of sociology and anthropology at Concordia University (Montréal) and co-author of Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell speaks on smell and the city. Moderated by Janine Marchessault, Canada Research Chair in Art, Digital Media and Globalization at York University.

Project Supporters
Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council

Associate Presenter
Visible City Project and Archive, York University

Event Partners
Images Festival

Official Hotel Sponsor
Sutton Place Hotel

Official Catering Sponsor
à la Carte Kitchen