2017

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    Turn the cameras on the architecture of exclusion in Calais


    This essay by Associate Professor Dr. Sarah Bassnett focuses on the boarder crisis in Calais, France. As she states in this recent article in World Press Photo Magazine "Of the thousands of images depicting the crisis in Calais, most focus on the refugees. And while their experiences are a crucial part of the story, this has circumscribed how we understand the crisis. There are broader issues at stake."
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    David Merritt Exhibition (swrv)

    September 6, 2017
    (swrv) is at Christie Contemporary from September 6 - October 14, 2017 David Merritt has exhibited nationally and internationally, including More Than Two (Let it Make Itself), curated by Micah Lexier, The Power Plant, Toronto, 2013; Volume, Hear, Here, curated by Christof Migone, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, 2013; Builders: 2012 Canadian Biennial, curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2012; shim/sham/shimmy, survey exhibition, Museum London, London, ON (touring, Art Gallery of Hamilton, MacLaren Art Centre, Art Gallery of Windsor), 2010.
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    Bassnett recieves J.J. Talman Award


    Sarah Bassnett is the recipient of the 2016 J.J. Talman Award for Picturing Toronto: Photography and the Making of a Modern City, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press

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    Immune Nations

    March 13, 2017
    The exhibition immune nations, featuring Western University Visual Arts professor Patrick Mahon, involves 8 interdisciplinary art projects, created in collaboration with artists, vaccine scholars, journalists, health policy makers and advocates over a 3.5 year period. The exhibition is hosted at 2 venues. Download the full poster and brochure in the blue link above.

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    The Living River Project

    March 4, 2017
    This symposium, co-curated by Patrick Mahon and Stuart Reid, considers the cultural, environmental and historical significance of water in the Windsor-Detroit corridor.