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Urban Field Speakers Series
2010 Programme

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod

January 21, 2010
Andreas Fogarasi
Vid Ingelevics, moderator

The Golden Lion-winning artist and co-editor of Austrian urban research journal Dérive speaks on models of urban representation. Moderated by Vid Ingelevics, artist, writer, curator and an associate professor at Ryerson University.

February 9, 2010
Jackie Sumell
Betty Julian, moderator

The New Orleans-based artist and activist discusses The House that Herman Built, her long-time collaborative project with former Black Panther and current Louisiana Penitentiary inmate, Herman Wallace. Moderated by Betty Julian, independent curator and a photography instructor at the Ontario College of Art and Design.

March 11, 2010
Alessandro Petti
Sara Graham, moderator

The artist, architect and professor at Bard/Al-Quds University speaks about Decolonizing Architecture, a collaborative research project that explores the problems and potentiality associated with the re-use of Israeli colonial architecture after Israeli occupation and settlers’ evacuations. Moderated by artist Sara Graham.

April 8, 2010
Ou Ning
Adrian Blackwell, moderator

The multidisciplinary cultural practitioner speaks about his urban research projects, including his role as chief curator of the 3rd Shenzhen and Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture in 2009. Moderated by Adrian Blackwell, artist, urban designer and an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Toronto.

April 29, 2010
Saskia Sassen
Brenda Longfellow, moderator

The noted professor of sociology at Columbia University speaks on the global city, emerging networked technologies and changes within liberal states. Moderated by Brenda Longfellow, an associate professor and graduate programme director at York University.

Project Supporters
Ontario Arts Council
Jackman Foundation

Event Partners
Art Gallery of Windsor
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Harvard University
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
SUNY Buffalo and Fredonia
University of North Carolina
Washington University
Wedge Curatorial Projects

Official Hotel Sponsor
Sutton Place Hotel

Official Catering Sponsor
à la Carte Kitchen