Prefix ICA » UFSS-6 2010-2011


Urban Field Speakers Series
2011 Programme

Programmed by Janine Marchessault and Scott McLeod

January 20, 2011
Alfredo Jaar
Rafael Goldchain, moderator

The internationally renowned artist speaks about the challenges of creating memorials to the victims of state terrorism, with specific reference to his recent commission for the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in his native Chile. Moderated by photographer Rafael Goldchain.

March 3, 2011
Marysia Lewandowska
Leslie Korrick, moderator

The London-based artist speaks about the Enthusiasts Archive, her collaborative project (with Neil Cummings) that researched, salvaged and archived the artifacts of the factory workers’ film clubs of Communist Poland. Moderated by Leslie Korrick an associate professor at York University.

March 4, 2011
Enthusiasmic, a programme of films from the Enthusiasts Archive, curated by Scott McLeod and screened at Cinecyle, 129 Spadina Avenue (down the lane).

April 5, 2011
Rabih Mroué
Elle Flanders, moderator

The Lebanese artist presents his critically acclaimed performance The Inhabitants of Images in which he reflects on the photographic interventions used for political propaganda on the streets of Beirut. Moderated by artist and filmmaker Elle Flanders.

April 7, 2011
Alex Sainsbury and Margaret Zeidler
The founding director of Raven Row, a new non-profit contemporary art exhibition centre housed in a restored historic building in London, in conversation with the founder and president of Urbanspace Property Group in Toronto.

June 9, 2011
Nato Thompson
Amish Morrell, moderator

The chief curator of Creative Time in New York speaks about his recent art and activist projects such as Experimental Geography, a travelling exhibition that explores humanity’s engagement with the earth’s surface. Moderated by Amish Morrell, writer, curator and the editor of C Magazine.

Project Supporters
Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council

Associate Presenter
Visible City Project and Archive, York University

Event Partners
Latin American-Canadian Arts Projects (LACAP)
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University
Pleasure Dome

Official Hotel Sponsor
Sutton Place Hotel

Official Catering Sponsor
à la Carte Kitchen