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Conversations in Contemporary Art

Conversations in Contemporary Art is a visiting artist lecture series and graduate-level course sponsored by Concordia's Studio Arts MFA Program. CICA provides a unique opportunity to hear distinguished artists, critics, writers and curators from the Canadian and international community speak about their practices.


Visiting lecturers

Conversations in Contemporary Art artist talks are free and open to the general public. Our lecturers reflect the diversity and breadth of contemporary art practice and represent all the disciplines practiced at the department. The lectures are held in English and generally recorded for our Youtube channel.


Fall 2019 Season

Seminar leader: Maya Rae Oppenheimer, Lecturer - Studio Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts

Ursula Johnson Ursula Johnson. November 29, 2019
Alastair MacLennan Alastair MacLennan. September 27, 2019. (no video)
On est tu heureux hen. (Frédérique Laliberté and Sarah L'Hérault) On est tu heureux hen. November 8, 2019
 Javier González Pesce Javier González Pesce. September 13, 2019
Aaron McIntosh Aaron McIntosh. October 25, 2019
Crystal (Mikinaak) Migwans Crystal (Mikinaak) Migwans. Oct.18, 2018

2018-19 Season

Seminar leader: Sky Goodden, Artist-in-Residence, Department of Studio Arts/MFA

Dean Baldwin Dean Baldwin. April 5, 2019 (no video)
Ben Davis Ben Davis. January 11, 2019
Mat Chivers Mat Chivers. October 19, 2018
Andréanne Abbondanza-Bergeron A. Abbondanza-Bergeron. 03/29/19
Kazuhiro Soda Kazuhiro Soda. Nov. 16, 2018
Amanda Dawn Christie AD Christie. September 28, 2018
Jaret Vadera Jaret Vadera. February 15, 2019 (no video)
Saelan Twerdy Saelan Twerdy. November 9, 2018
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Krzysztof Wodiczko Lozano-Hemmer & Wodiczko. Sept. 7
Erin Shirreff Erin Shirreff (no video) January 18, 2019
Bridget Moser Bridget Moser. October 26, 2018

2017-18 SEASON

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism

Kevin B. Lee
Kevin Lee. March 23, 2018
Bea Parsons
Bea Parsons. January 26, 2018
Heather Davis
Heather Davis. October 20, 2017
Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau
Y. Desranleau & C. Lum. March 16, 2018
Hugues Charbonneau
Hugues Charbonneau. November 24, 2017
Roxanne Jackson
Roxanne Jackson. October 6, 2017
Marnie Weber
Marnie Weber. March 2, 2018
Walter Scott
Walter Scott. November 10, 2017
Micah Lexier
Micah Lexier. September 15, 2017
Suzy Lake
Suzy Lake. February 16, 2018
Hajra Waheed
Hajra Waheed. November 3, 2017

2016-17 SEASON

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism

Dineo Seshee Bopape
Dineo Seshee Bopape. March 8, 2017
Sky Goodden
Sky Goodden. January 18, 2017
Philippe Pirotte
Philippe Pirotte. September 29, 2016
David Joselit
David Joselit. March 2, 2017
Spring Hurlbut - no video available
Spring Hurlbut. Nov. 10, 2016 (No video)
Althea Thauberger
Althea Thauberger. September 15, 2016
Walter McConnell
Walter McConnell. February 17, 2017
Ken Lum
Ken Lum. October 27, 2016
Velibor Božović
Velibor Božović. February 1, 2017
Haig Aivazian - no video available
Haig Aivazian. Oct. 20, 2016 (No video)

2015-16 SEASON

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism

Surabhi Ghosh
Surabhi Ghosh. March 17, 2016
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. Jan. 14, 2016
Yassin 'Narcy' Alsalman - No video available
Y. 'Narcy' Alsalman. Oct. 15, 2015
Daniel Barrow - No video available
Daniel Barrow. March 3, 2016 (no video)
Shary Boyle
Shary Boyle. November 26, 2015
Chantal Pontbriand
Chantal Pontbriand. October 1, 2015
Erin Gee
Erin Gee. February 11, 2016
Rebecca Belmore - No Video Available
Rebecca Belmore. Nov. 2015 (no video)
Nikhil Chopra
Nikhil Chopra. September 17, 2015
Kamal Aljafari - No video available
Kamal Aljafari. January 28, 2016 (no video)
Sandra Ramos
Sandra Ramos. October 29, 2015

2014-15 SEASON

Seminar leader: Ingrid Bachmann, Associate Professor in the Department of Studio Arts

Ed Pien
Ed Pien. March 19, 2015
Ivana Ivković
Ivana Ivković. January 15, 2015
Angela Grauerholz
Angela Grauerholz. October 9, 2014
Tema Stauffer
Tema Stauffer. March 5, 2015
James Benning
James Benning. November 13, 2014
David Balzer
David Balzer. September 25, 2014
Del Harrow
Del Harrow. February 12, 2015
Diane Morin
Diane Morin. November 6, 2014
Nadia Myre
Nadia Myre. September 11, 2014
Raymonde April
Raymonde April. January 29, 2015
Simon Denny
Simon Denny. October 23, 2014

2013-14 SEASON

Seminar leader: Ingrid Bachmann, Associate Professor in the Department of Studio Arts

Barry Doupé - No video available
Barry Doupé. March 20, 2014 (No video)
Sissel Tolaas
Sissel Tolaas. January 30, 2014
Stephen Schofield
Stephen Schofield. October 24, 2013
Sarah Thornton - No video available
Sarah Thornton. March 10, 2014 (no video)
Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins
Marman and Borins. January 16, 2014
Chih-Chien Wang
Chih-Chien Wang. October 10, 2013
Janet Werner
Janet Werner. February 27, 2014
Victoria Stanton
Victoria Stanton. November 21, 2013
Christopher Kulendran Thomas with Helen Kaplinsky
Kulendran Thomas & Kaplinsky. Sept. 2013
Elisabeth Belliveau
Elisabeth Belliveau. February 13, 2014
Azra Akšamija
Azra Akšamija. November 7, 2013
Bear Witness
Bear Witness. September 12, 2013

2012-13 SEASON

Seminar leader: Ingrid Bachmann, Associate Professor in the Department of Studio Arts
Please note: These lectures were not recorded. No videos are available.

Jonathan Shaughnessy
J. Shaughnessy. March 15, 2013
Samuel Roy-Bois
Samuel Roy-Bois. January 18, 2013
Emily Hermant
Emily Hermant. October 12, 2012
Margaret Haines
Margaret Haines. March 1, 2013
Raphaëlle De Groot
Raphaëlle De Groot. November 23, 2012
Michel de Broin
Michel de Broin. September 28, 2012
Erika Adams
Erika Adams. February 15, 2013
Anna Gaskell
Anna Gaskell. November 9, 2012
Damian Moppett
Damian Moppett. September 14, 2012
Jana Sterbak
Jana Sterbak. February 1, 2013
Barbara Sternberg
Barbara Sternberg. October 26, 2012
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