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Poet Thandiwe McCarthy and author Meredith J. Batt

We are (still) here: Archival Alliances Between Changemakers

Thursday, 28 September, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.
Bell Auditorium, NSCAD U
5163 Duke Street, 4th floor
Halifax, NS

This event is the public face of a two-day workshop, Knowledge & Networks: Atlantic Allyships, initiated by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University. The participants are researchers, curators, and artists from the Atlantic region and elsewhere in Canada; they share a commitment to social transformation and its artistic expression by deepening knowledge of collections and archives and engaging with community in creative practice. The workshop’s organizing committee was Sharon Murray, Archives Advisor, Council of Nova Scotia Archives; Erin Morton, Dean of Arts, Professor of Art History, St. Francis Xavier University; Carla Taunton, Associate Professor in the Division of Art History and Contemporary Culture at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University; and for the Jarislowsky Institute, Martha Langford, Research Chair and Director, and Johanne Sloan, Deputy-director and Professor in the Department of Art History. Of anecdotal interest, Martha Langford and Sharon Murray are proud NSCAD alumnae.

Afternoons at the Institute brings together established and emerging scholars and focusing on pressing questions and current issues in the research and writing of art histories while Speaking of Photography is an annual series of public lectures ont he history, theory and practice of photography.

Deputy director of  Jarislowsky Institute Johanne Sloan and Member August Klintberg in conversation

Afternoons at the Institute

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Joan Fontcuberta's 2010 photographic artwork entitled Through the Looking Glass

Speaking of Photography

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