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    Plastiglomerate | e-flux

    December 2016
    New article by Professor Kirsty Robertson referencing Kelly Jazvac's readymades. Plastiglomerate clearly demonstrates the permanence of the disposable. It is evidence of death that cannot decay, or that decays so slowly as to have removed itself from a natural lifecycle.
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    Cosmic Stutters: Anselm Kiefer’s Search for Redemption in the Stars | Heavenly Discourses

    September 2016
    John Hatch’s article “Cosmic Stutters: Anselm Kiefer’s Search for Redemption in the Stars” has just been published in Nicholas Campion (ed.), Heavenly Discourses: Proceedings of the “Heavenly Discourses” Conference, Bristol, 2011 (Ceredigion, Wales: University of Wales, Sophie Centre Press, 2016), pp. 263-270.
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    Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhe: Silence and Sound in Performance | YYZ Books

    September 24, 2016
    New Publication by Prof. Christof Migone | Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhe: Silence and Sound in Performance, essay commissioned by YYZ Books for More Caught in the Act: an anthology of performance art by Canadian women, eds. Johanna Householder and Tanya Mars. Launch September 24 at YYZ in Toronto, 2-4pm. Facebook event here

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    Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture | Co-edited by Prof. Kirsty Robertson

    September 2016
    Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture co-edited by Prof. Robertson with Lisa Vinebaum (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) is open access for the month of September. It also includes an article by PhD candidate Stephanie Anderson. "Stitching Through Silence: Walking With Our Sisters: Honoring Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada."

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    Annette Kolodny prize for environment and culture | American Studies Association

    May 2016
    Congratulations to Prof. Kirsty Robertson who was awarded the 2016 Annette Kolodny prize for environment and culture from the American Studies Association for her work on petrotextiles.

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    Mixer: Christof Migone | 21C festival, The Royal Conservatory

    May 25-29, 2016
    Studio Faculty member Christof Migone will be performing his work Mixer at the 21C Festival in Toronto. This expanded version will also feature: Abbas Akhavan, Ronnie Clarke, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Jessica Karuhanga, Duncan MacDonald, Hazel Meyer, Stephen Mueller, Lisa Myers, Juliana Pivato, Tazeen Qayyum, Jon Sasaki, Skawennati, Xuan Ye, Andrew Zukerman. May 25-29, 2016, Various times, see the link for details.

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    International Conference on Artistic Research | Hague

    April 28-29, 2016
    Visual Arts Studio Faculty member Christof Migone is a contributor to the Writing and Sound Art Workshop at the International Conference on Artistic Research in The Hague, April 28-29.

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    New Article and Conference Paper by Prof. Kathryn Brush

    April 2016
    Professor Kathryn Brush delivered a paper at the conference of the Medieval Academy of America in Boston. The topic of her paper was “Imagin(in)g the Middle Ages in Ruins: Arthur Kingsley Porter and Lucy Wallace Porter in the régions dévastées, 1918-19.” She has also published an article: Kathryn Brush, “Adolph Goldschmidt und Arthur Kingsley Porter. Vergleichende Corpuswerkforschung in Deutschland und Amerika vor 1933,” Atlanten des Wissens. Adolph Goldschmidts Corpuswerke 1914 bis heute, ed. Kai Kappel, Claudia Rückert and Stefan Trinks (Berlin and Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2016), pp. 62-83.

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    Picturing Toronto: Photography and the Making of a Modern City | Sarah Bassnett

    April 2016
    Sarah Bassnett's new book, Picturing Toronto: Photography and the Making of a Modern City, published by McGill-Queen's University Press, looks at photography's role in the liberal reform of early twentieth-century Toronto.

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    Prof. Cody Barteet: Through Colonial Eyes | Carleton University

    March 2, 2016
    Professor Barteet will discuss Sixteenth Century Maya Nobleman Gaspar Antonio Chi on the Urban Fabric of Mayapan. Wednesday March 2nd, 2:30pm Dunton 2017, Carleton University, Ottawa.

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    P. Corcoran & K. Jazvac | Anthropocene Epoch Markers

    Friday, February 26, 2016
    The proposed Anthropocene epoch is a period of time marked by human interaction with Earth’s natural systems. Examples of anthropogenic stratigraphic markers include artificial radionuclides, aluminum metal, fly ash particles, and persistent organic pollutants. Attend this lecture featuring Visual Arts faculty member Kelly Jazvac to learn more. 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Biological & Geological Sciences RM: 0153

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    Conference on Advanced and Emerging Topics for Career Paths

    Sunday, February 28, 2016
    Prof. Patrick Mahon will be speaking at this conference and will be part of a panel presenting their experience and thoughts on advanced and emerging topics for career paths, how to get into these fields, graduate studies, career prospects, and future trends.Sunday, February 28, 2016, 9:40 am - 2:30 pm in UCC

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    Showroom | Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and University of Toronto Art Centre

    January 21- March 5, 2016
    The inaugural exhibition Showroom, curated by Sarah Robayo Sheridan, is a major survey exhibition of Toronto art that considers the dramatic changes brought about by a decade of rapid urban development. The exhibition includes work by studio faculty member Kelly Jazvac.

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    Sky Glabush: What Is a Self? | Oakville Galleries

    January 17 - March 13, 2016
    For this solo exhibition Faculty member, Sky Glabush presents new mixed-media sculptures and dyed weavings. With each gallery in the show conceived as a distinct vignette juxtaposing the artist's 2D and 3D works, "What Is a Self?" explores architecture as a structure capable of ordering the self in all its manifestations. Opening Reception January 17, 3:30-5:00pm

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    The Story Behind Asteroid 14060 Patersonewen | Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena VIII

    January 2016
    John G. Hatch’s paper, "The Story Behind Asteroid 14060 Patersonewen" has just been published in Brian Patrick Abbott (ed.), Inspiration of Astronomical Phenomena VIII: City of Stars (San Francisco and New York: Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the American Museum of Natural History, 2015), pp. 67-73.

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    Montañas y ríos sin fin | Cuenca, Ecuador

    January 14, 2016
    Professor Patrick Mahon, Current PhD candidate Ulises Unda and MFA alumnus Gautam Garroo are included in an exhibition opening at the "Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno Equador" It is co-curated by part time faculty member Andres Villar.

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    Quintin Teszari: On Plastiglomerate | Temporary Art Review

    January 6, 2016
    A response to the plastic-infused stone described by geologist Dr. Patricia Corcoran, oceanographer Charles J. Moore, and artist Kelly Jazvac. Click the title to read the full article.

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    À la recherche (in search of practice-based research) | Open Studio

    January 8 - February 6, 2016
    This exhibition curated by Barbara Balfour features work by faculty members: Patrick MAHON, David MERRITT , Christof MIGONE, and Alumni: Janice GURNEY, Andy PATTON, Ed PIEN. Opening reception, Friday January 8, 6:30-8:30pm