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    Review: Kirsty Robertson, The Art of the Copy | Jotwell

    December 7, 2015
    Kirsty Robertson's essay "The Art of the Copy: Labor, Originality, and Value in the Contemporary Art Market," was recently singled out by Jotwell, "a space where legal academics can go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new scholarship relevant to the law." Click the link to read the full review.
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    Kirsty Robertson | Quilts for the Twenty-First Century

    November, 2016
    Kirsty Robertson's essay "Quilts for the Twenty-First Century: Activism in the Expanded Field," was just published in the Handbook of Textile Culture, published by Bloomsbury Press.
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    Sarah Bassnett, Of Time and Buildings | Art Gallery of Guelph

    Visual Arts faculty member Sarah Bassnett's essay, "Between Truth and Fiction," has been published in the catalogue for the exhibition Of Time and Buildings, Art Gallery of Guelph.

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    Kelly Jazvac Reviews Sandra Meigs | Momus

    October 20, 2015
    "The Spinning “YOLO” Sympathies of Sandra Meigs", a review of Sandra Meigs’s current exhibition at Susan Hobbs Gallery, entitled All to All, by Visual Arts faculty member Kelly Jazvac has been published in Momus.

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    Sarah Bassnett: Time and Temporality | Art Gallery of Guelph

    October 16, 2015
    Prof. Sarah Bassnett is a panelist for the symposium "Time and Temporality" moderated by Robert Enright at the Art Gallery of Guelph on October 16. Prof. Bassnett also presented a paper, "Racism and Neoliberal Subjectivity in Life Magazine" at the American Studies Association conference in Toronto on October 10.

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    Kirsty Robertson awarded Yasuo Sakakibara Prize | American Studies Association

    September, 2015
    Congratulations to Kirsty Robertson who was awarded the Yasuo Sakakibara Prize from the American Studies Association for the best paper presented by an international scholar. Her paper, "Oil Futures/Petrotextiles" is part of the "Visualizing the Invisible" project, a collaboration with Professors K. Jazvac & K. Wood.

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    Volumes, co-edited by Martin Arnold and Christof Migone

    July 29, 2015
    This new 144-page publication includes 14 writers, a 10" vinyl record with 15 tracks, an 150" x 10" image insert with 113 full-colour images. Featuring 65 artists including faculty members David Merritt and Neil Klassen, plus an essay by Ben Portis on the Nihilist Spasm Band.

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    Journal Visual Studies | Guest edited by Sarah Bassnett

    May 2015
    A special issue of the Journal Visual Studies on the theme of "Cold War visual alliances" guest-edited by Western Faculty Member Sarah Bassnett, Andrea Noble, and Thy Phu is now available.

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    Good Afternoon | Carleton University Art Gallery

    May 9, 2015
    Visual Arts faculty member Christof Migone will be part of "Good Afternoon" curated by Michael Davidge. Migone will delve into the space between language and voice to focus on the sounds hidden in minutiae. His current research includes microphone hitting, book flipping, phone licking, and silence listening.

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    Shelley Niro: Seeing Through Memory, by Madeline Lennon

    March 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm
    Author Madeline Lennon's Shelley Niro: Seeing Through Memory is the latest volume in the Canadian Artist Monograph Series (CAMS) published by London, Ontario-based Blue Medium Press. It is the first major book devoted to Niro, an internationally-acclaimed First Nations artist and filmmaker from Brantford, Ontario. The author and the artist will discuss the project and autograph copies of the book at the event.

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    Photography Research Group at Western

    March 2015
    The Photography Research Group facilitates the exchange of research and development of original criticism about photography and its cultural meanings. Members of this group include Visual Arts Faculty Sarah Bassnett and Kelly Wood.

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    Prof. Sarah Bassnett presents paper at Cold War Camera conference | Mexico City

    February 13 & 14, 2015
    Sarah Bassnett has presented her paper "Life Magazine's Affective Economy and the Emergence of Neoliberalism" at the Cold War Camera conference in Mexico City.

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    Prof. Christof Migone | Journal of Curatorial Studies Editorial Board

    February 2015
    Congratulations to Christof Migone who has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal for Curatorial Studies. Copies of the journal are available for access via Western Libraries.

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    A Fresh Look at the Rich Enigma of Regionalism | London Yodeller

    January 8, 2015
    The London Yodeller review's Joel Faflak and Sky Glabush's new book of essays (Re)imagining Regionalism. Copies of (Re)imagining Regionalism are available at McIntosh Gallery, Attic Books and Brown & Dickson.