Conversations in Contemporary Art


Conversations in Contemporary Art is a free event series sponsored by Concordia University's Studio Arts MFA Program. The series provides a unique opportunity to hear artists, designers, critics, writers, educators, and curators share their practice(s) and perspectives.  

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Up next: 

MARA EAGLE
The 2020 Bronfman Fellow

Friday, 18 November 2022 at 6:00pm
Room 114, VA Building, 1395 René-Lévesque Blvd W or join on Zoom

 


2022-23 Season

All events are held in English. Attendance is possible in person and on Zoom. Seating is first-come-first-served and everyone is welcome!

16 September - PAUL MAHEKE. Presented in collaboration with Diagonale. View recording here.
7 October - SOPHIA HIRSCH + JOHANNES MUNDINGER. Presented with the Museum of Jewish Montreal. View recording here.
21 October - KELLY JAZVAC. View recording here.
4 November - GENDERFAIL. View recording here.
18 November - MARA EAGLE - the 2020 Bronfman Fellow 
27 January - LOU SHEPPARD. Presented in collaboration with Diagonale 
10 February - NICO WILLIAMS - the 2021 Bronfman Fellow 
24 February - NELSON HENRICKS + MARK LANCTÔT in collaboration with the MAC
17 March - RITA McKEOUGH 
31 March - Collaborative event with WORLDING PUBLIC CULTURES

For questions, please contact Maya Rae Oppenheimer, CICA convenor and Assistant Professor, Department of Studio Arts + Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts


Previous Seasons

2021-22 

Seminar leader: Maya Rae Oppenheimer, Assistant Professor, Department of Studio Arts + Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts
Guests: Beatriz Santiago MuñozMat KarasZainub VerjeeJaret Vadera with Tairone BastienGRAFT Collective, Mark Igloliorte, Maria HupfieldAshley JamesNicole Burisch

2020-21 

Seminar leader: Maya Rae Oppenheimer, Assistant Professor, Department of Studio Arts + Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts
Speakers: Elaine Lopez; Keli Garrett and Noorafshan Mirza; Michèle Pearson Clarke, Michaëlle Sergile and Ashley Raghubir; Hannah Claus and Peter Morin; Juan Ortiz-Apuy and Zinnia Naqvi, Deanna Bowen with Rachelle Dickenson, Maddy Mayo

2019-20 

Seminar leader: Maya Rae Oppenheimer, Assistant Professor, Department of Studio Arts + Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts
Speakers: Ursula Johnson, On est tu heureux hen., Aaron McIntosh, Crystal (Mikinaak) Migwans, Alastair MacLennan, Javier González Pesce

2018-19

Seminar leader: Sky Goodden, Artist-in-Residence, Department of Studio Arts/MFA
Speakers: Dean Baldwin, Andréanne Abbondanza-Bergeron, Jaret Vadera, Erin Schirreff, Ben Davis, Kazuhiro Soda, Saelan Twerdy, Bridget Moser, Mat Chivers, Amanda Dawn Christie, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Krysztof Wodiczko

2017-18 

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism
Speakers: Kevin B. LeeChloë Lum and Yannick Desranleau, Marnie Weber, Suzy Lake, Bea Parsons, Hugues Charbonneau, Walter Scott, Hajra Waheed, Heather Davis, Roxanne Jackson, Micah Lexier

2016-17

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism
Speakers: Dineo Seshee Bopape, David Joselit, Walter McConnellVelibor Božović, Sky Goodden, Spring Hurlbut, Ken Lum, Haig Aivazian, Philippe Pirotte, Althea Thauberger

2015-16

Seminar leader: Tammer El-Sheikh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Studio Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Art Theory/Criticism
Speakers: Surabhi Ghosh, Daniel Barrow, Erin Gee, Kamal Aljafari, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Shary Boyle, Rebecca Belmore, Sandra Ramos, Yassin "Narcy" Alsalman, Chantal Pontbriand, Nikhil Chopra

2014-15

Seminar leader: Ingrid Bachmann, Associate Professor, Department of Studio Arts
Speakers: Ed Pien, Tema Stauffer, Del Harrow, Raymonde April, Ivana Ivkovic, James Benning, Diane Morin, Simon Denny, Angela Grauerholz, David Balzer, Nadia Myre


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