Invitations & Workshops | Panels | Readings and Performances

Readings & Performances

2019, See Before I was a Critic I was a Human Being for full list of book readings

2018, Performer, the house that Whiteness built, Platform Gallery, Winnipeg

2018, Curator’s tour, Art Toronto

2018, Performer, the house that Whiteness built, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

2018, Reader, Swirsky’s, Corner Brook, Newfoundland

2018, Reader, DIFFICULT PEOPLE reading tour with Divya Mehra, Open Space Victoria

2018, Reader, DIFFICULT PEOPLE reading with Divya Mehra and Kim Nguyen, Night Gallery, Los Angeles

2018, Reader, DIFFICULT PEOPLE reading with Divya Mehra, Art Metropole, Toronto

2018, Reader, A BRIEF AND UNRELIABLE HISTORY reading with Ted Kerr and moderator Chris Chang-Yen Phillips, dC3 Projects and Bookstore, Edmonton

2017, Respondent, Sunday Scene, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto

2017, Solo reading, VIEWS FROM THE 4TH, South Asian Visual Arts Centre, Toronto

2017, Group reading, NEVER THE SAME symposium, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary

2015 – 2017, Artistic Director, Images Festival, various venues

2015, Performer, Back and Forth, Art Gallery of Ontario and Feminist Art Gallery, (CA)

2014, Reader, Projector Verse 4, Unit Pitt, Vancouver (CA)

2013, Curator’s tour, They Made A Day Be A Day Here, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon (CA)

2013, Reading, Art Criticisms and Other Stories II, Edited by Helen Reed, Paper Hound, Vancouver (CA)

2013, Reading, Fillip 18 launch, Guest Editor, Gabrielle Moser, Access Gallery, Vancouver (CA)

2012, Performer, “We’re All In This Together: Ethical Arts Stewardship” with Ladies Invitational Deadbeat Society, John Snow House, Calgary (CA)

2008, Curator’s tour, Edmonton Explored, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton (CA)

Academic Engagements & Workshops

2020, Pratt Lecture & studio visits & writing workshop, Mount Allison University, Sackville (CA)

2020, Guest speaker, University of Toronto, Geography Undergrad, Instructor: Darren Patrick, Toronto (CA)

2019, Workshop facilitator, CARFAC Saskatchewan Critical Writing Mentorship Series, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina (CA)

2019, Oct 19, Guest speaker, Virginia Commonwealth University, Visual Arts Undergrad, Professor: Cara Benedetto, Richmond (USA)

2019, Workshop facilitator for BIPOC art writing workshops, Critical Distance, Toronto (CA)

2019, Workshop facilitator for art writing workshop, Neutral Ground, Regina (CA)

2019, Workshop facilitator for art writing workshops, Untitled Art Society and EM Media, Calgary (CA)

2018, Visiting Guest lecture & studio crits, ArtLab, Western University, London, Ontario (CA)

2018, Instructor, art writing workshop, Salt box Contemporary Arts Festival/Grenfell Gallery, Corner Brook, Nfld (CA)

2017, Instructor, art writing workshop, TRUCK Gallery, Calgary (CA)

2016, Visiting Lecturer & studio crits, “How To Keep Going When You Don’t Know Where You Are Going” Algoma University (CA)

2016, Visiting lecturer, Visual Studies Undergraduate, Instructor: Kari Cwynar, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, Toronto (CA)

2015, Proseminar speaker & studio crits,“What and Why is an Artistic Director and How Am I Supposed To Be?” Advisors: Barbara Fischer and Lisa Steele, The Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto (CA)

2015, Instructor, art writing workshop, Hold Fast Festival/Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, Nfld (CA)

2014, New Critics Judge, C Magazine w/ Sylvie Fortin and Amish Morrell (CA).

2014, External Crit, Derek Chang, Critical and Curatorial Studies, Advisors: Marina Roy and Scott Watson, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Vancouver (CA)

2014, External Crit, MAWA Mentees 2013-14, Winnipeg (CA)

2014, Studio Crits, Photography Fourth Year, Instructor: Sarah Anne Johnson, EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN, Vancouver (CA)

2012 – 2013, Facilitator, “You Are Not Alone” art writing workshops 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver (CA)

2011, Facilitator, Art Readers Network, Scotland (UK)

Invited Panelist/Moderator

2019, Panelist/Roundtable “Space of suspense between permanence and passing through” Worlding the Global: The Arts in the Age of Decolonization. Galerie UQO, Gatineau/Ottawa

2019, Panelist, “Art Criticism & Agendas: Specific Language & Relative Positions” SOHO20, New York

2018, Panelist, “Publishing and the Self” National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition and Independent Media Arts Alliance conference, Saskatoon

2017, Panelist, “Unprogrammable” and “Ghost Intimacies” Creative Time Summit, Toronto

2017, Moderator, Panelists: Lisa Robertson, Mark Clintberg, and Christof Migone, Never the Same: What Else Can Art Writing Do? Contemporary Calgary

2016, Panelist, “The Past, Present, and Future of Experimental Film Festivals” BFI London Film Festival (UK)

2016, Panelist, “The State of Inclusion” Mapping Medias: 2016 Media Arts Network of Ontario Conference (CA)

2016, Panelist, “Experimental Film Festivals” Arkipel Film Festival, Jakarta (ID)

2015, Guest Artist Lecture, Canadian Public Arts Funders Conference

2015, Debater & Panelist, This is Paradise Conference, University of Toronto (CA)

2014, Panelist, C Magazine: The Critics Respond, Feature Fair, Toronto (CA)

2014, Panelist, Open Sesame VII, MOCCA, Toronto (CA)

2014, Debater/Panelist, Who Counts: A Feminist Art Throwdown, MAWA, Winnipeg (CA)

2013, Moderator, Artist Panel, Suzy Lake’s Whose Gaze Is It Now? + They Made A Day Be A Day Here, w/ panelists Suzy lake, Amalie Atkins, Heather Benning, Jennifer Bowes, Tammi Campbell, Brenda Draney, Wednesday Lupypciw, Mary-Anne McTrowe, and Leesa Streifler. ART GALLERY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE (CA)

2012, Panelist, “What is Art? Throwdown” Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) w/ Alison Gillmore, Cathy Mattes, and moderator Sarah Anne Johnson. Winnipeg (CA)

2012, Performance, Making Sense of Things Together (c/o Instant Coffee), Western Front, Vancouver (CA)

2010, Panelist, Discussing The Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, w/ Mary-Beth Laviolette and Wayne Baerwaldt, University of Alberta/Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton (CA)

2008, Moderator, Contact, Artist/curator talk w/ Zachary Ayotte, MANDOLIN BOOKS, Edmonton (CA)

2008, Moderator, Towards Seeing Everything artist talk w/ Ted Kerr, MANDOLIN BOOKS, Edmonton (CA)

2008, Live Radio Interview with The Lesbian Park Rangers (Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan), Banff Centre Radio, Banff (CA)