ARTIST TALKS

Talks by artists related to gallery exhibitions and lectures from our ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE series. Where possible we’ll be adding links to video documentation of the talks.

2019

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Colby Richardson
Experimentation, embracing limitation, and ‘medium-specificity’ within unusual forms of image making.
8 July, 7:00 p.m.

ARTIST TALK
Luis Jacob (video)
31 May

Exhibition: The View from Here

ARTIST TALK
Chantel Mierau (video)
15 May

Exhibition: Three Chores

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Mariana Muñoz Gomez
For her active research lecture, the PLATFORM Photography Award winning artist discussed the intersection of capitalism and displacement, focusing on texts by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Harsha Walia.
8 April, 8:00 p.m.

2018

PERFORMANCE
Jeanne Randolph
A new extemporization by Jeanne Randolph (MB) titled Prairie Modernist Noir: The Disappearance of the Manitoba Telephone Booth.
15 October

EXHIBITION WALKTHROUGH
Lisa Lipton
22 September

Exhibition: Excerpts from The Impossible Blue Rose

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Lori Blondeau
For her lecture, Blondeau spoke about her interdisciplinary practice that includes both performance and photography.
17 September

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Gabi Dao
For her lecture, Gabi Dao conflated thematics of the Vietnam War in Hollywood cinema, domestic labour, the working subject, intentional invisibility and the here nor there of diasporic experience complicated by the omnipresence of digital material.
18 June

PERFORMANCE
Bridget Moser
20 June

Documentation: Am I Being Hypnotized by an Inground Swimming Pool
Related exhibition: If You Have a Similar Story Keep it to Yourself

ARTIST TALK
Bridget Moser
26 May

Exhibition: If You Have a Similar Story Keep it to Yourself

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Hannah Doucet
Doucet discussed illness, futile acts of resistance to sickness, persisting bodily and representational anxieties, and materiality and failure within photographic representation. Much of this research related to her exhibition, I wondered when my body would deflate.
7 May

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Denton Fredrickson
Fredrickson spoke about distraction, automatons, and the Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement Industry in relation to research performed during a recent series of art residencies.
26 February

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Sébastien Aubin
Aubin gave a talk/performance on how his graphic design practice affects his art practice, and how the land seems to be calling him back.
29 January

ARTIST TALK
Jillian McDonald (video)
06 January

Exhibition: Something Wicked (This Way Comes)

2017

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
sophia bartholomew
Interdisciplinary artist bartholomew spoke about image-making they undertook in conversation with their maternal grandmother.
27 November

ARTIST TALK
Rebecca Belmore
09 September

Exhibition: At Pelican Falls

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Duke & Battersby
Duke and Battersby spoke about their shifting techniques for conceptualizing, writing, shooting and editing their work.
31 July

ARTIST TALK
Alvin Luong
26 May

Exhibition: Soft and Precious

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Desearch Repartment
06 February

ARTIST TALK
Maegan Hill-Carroll
7 January

Exhibition: Green Puce

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Letch Kinloch: BOOK-ISH-NESS
23 January

2016

IN CONVERSATION
Duane Linklater & Jenny Western (video)
23 September

Exhibition: Modest Livelihood

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Freya Olafson
19 September

ARTIST TALK
Annie MacDonell (video)
28 May

Exhibition: The Time Travellers

ARTIST TALK
Sarah Crawley & Mandy Malazdrewich
14 May

Exhibition: The Time Travellers

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Jamie Isaac
18 April

ARTIST TALK
Risa Horowitz
30 January

Exhibition: Imaging Saturn (Modeling Views)

ACTIVE RESEARCH LECTURE
Glen Johnson
25 January