Andrea Kunard, Associate Curator, curates exhibitions on Canadian photography including Shifting Sites(2000), Susan McEachern: Structures of Meaning (2004), Steeling the Gaze (2008), Scott McFarland: A Cultivated View (2009), Fred Herzog (2011), Clash: Conflict and Its Consequences (2012), Michel Campeau: Icons of Obsolescence (2013), Photography in Canada 19602000 (2017) and Marlene Creates - Places, Paths, and Pauses (2017). Kunard has taught photo history, Canadian art and cultural theory at Carleton and Queen's University, and lectured on photography throughout Canada. 

Art in the Anthropocene

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada
Auditorium
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4
Canada

Associate Curator Andrea Kunard will discuss the Anthropocene exhibition, exploring how art can offer diverse ways of understanding a rapidly changing world. She will address the exhibition’s capacity to reconfigure boundaries, while mixing visual art with science, literature, activism and theory. Most importantly, discussion will focus on how the exhibition positions the art museum as a place of community, one which capitalizes on the public space for the exchange and debate of ideas, all the while acknowledging the power of aesthetics to hold the viewer in a place of reflection.

In English.

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Guided Tour: Join us after the lecture, from 1 to 2 pm, for a tour of Anthropocene ($8 - Gallery admission not included)


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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
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