Public Art and Social Practice Lecture: Jeanne van Heeswijk

1) Public Faculty no.1 (Shkolka, Skopje City park, Skopje, Macedonie, 2008)
Photo: Press to Exit
 
2) Wastelanders (Curo Hall Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium, 2012)
Photo: Jeanne van Heeswijk
 
3) Acts of Balance, Afrikaandewijk Cooperative (TENT, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014)
Photo: Aad Hooge
 
4) Wijkatelier op Zuid (Central Station, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014)
Photo: Brian Inostroza

Khaarej No. 2 Directed by Sahar Te

WHEN: Thurs, Feb 9 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: IKG Gallery 1

Performers:

Louisa Brianna Adria + Craig Fahner
 
KHAAREJ No.2 is a performance, which shares similar methodologies and approaches of translation and cultural re-appropriation with Shannon Bool’s Eastern Carpet in the Western World.
 
The piece is based on a poem written by Sahar Te, using mostly English words that have been appropriated by Farsi, performed by English speaking performers while the Farsi words are scratched out of the poem.

Panel Discussion: Michele Hardy, Mackenzie Kelly-Frere + Jennifer Salahub

Moderated by: Lorenzo Fusi

WHEN: Thurs, Feb 9 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: IKG Gallery 2, ACAD

The panel will discuss approaches to the study of carpets and textiles and their relationship with contemporary art.  Held in conjunction with Home Economics:  150 Years of Hooked Rugs in Canada (Nickle Galleries, January 26-April 8, 2017) and Shannon Bool:  The Eastern Carpet in the Western World Revisited (Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, until February 11, 2017).

For more information please visit:
ikg.acad.ca

Visiting Artist: Carly Slade

Semi Truck: Big Berta, 2016, Ceramics, embroidery, quilt, mixed media, 18” x 6” x 8”. Photo credit: Aaron Paden

WHEN: Weds, Jan 25 from 9 until 11:30 a.m. + Thurs, Jan 26 from 1 until 4 p.m.

Artist Presentation: Weds, Jan 25 at 11:30 a.m.

Reception: Weds, Jan 25 from 5 until 7:30 p.m. (Main Mall)

FINA450B Students’ Presentations with Mireille Perron IV

WHEN: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 from 4 until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 520, ACAD

FORMAT: This is one-of-a-series of four moderated where each presenter does a 10 minutes presentation with Q + A at the end of each panel.

Everyone is welcome and this is an excellent opportunity for students who are looking for a major in visual arts to our first class of BFA graduates. 

Moderators:

FINA450B Students’ Presentations with Mireille Perron III

Image: Kellie Frances Reid, "Time Spent Thinking of You", 2016 
Bamboo, cotton, rosehip and hibiscus tea

WHEN: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 from 4 until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 520, ACAD

FORMAT: This is one-of-a-series of four moderated where each presenter does a 10 minutes presentation with Q + A at the end of each panel.

Everyone is welcome and this is an excellent opportunity for students who are looking for a major in visual arts to our first class of BFA graduates. 

FINA450B Students’ Presentations with Mireille Perron II

WHEN: Mon, Jan 30, 2017 from 4 until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 520, ACAD

FORMAT: This is one-of-a-series of four moderated where each presenter does a 10 minutes presentation with Q + A at the end of each panel.

Everyone is welcome and this is an excellent opportunity for students who are looking for a major in visual arts to our first class of BFA graduates. 

Moderators: 

FINA450B Students’ Presentations with Mireille Perron I

Image: Randy Kaltenbach: Frozen, Glass, 2016

WHEN: Mon, Jan 23, 2017 from 4 until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 520, ACAD

FORMAT: This is one-of-a-series of four moderated where each presenter does a 10 minutes presentation with Q + A at the end of each panel.

Everyone is welcome and this is an excellent opportunity for students who are looking for a major in visual arts to our first class of BFA graduates. 

Hidden Gems - Reintroduction of New India

WHEN: Sun. Jan 29, 2017 starting at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

ACAD ADMISSION IS FREE FOR ACAD STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF WITH A VALID ACCESS CARD

President Doz invites you to attend the upcoming Hidden Gems Film Festival where they are going to reintroduce the New India to you with a double-bill of films unlike anything you have seen!

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