Curated the group exhibition, We Buy Gold,” featuring ten primarily emerging LGBTQ+ artists living and working in Canada. In lieu of an in-gallery launch curtailed by the current COVID-19 restrictions, the exhibition website is available for viewing the work of Nicholas Aiden, Lacie Burning, Séamus Gallagher, Tom Hsu, Christopher Lacroix, Wynne Neilly and Kyle Lasky, Isabel Okoro, Michelle Panting and Brianna Roye.
Moderating the panel discussion “Art in the Spotlight: Talking Queer Photography,” on the themes taken up by the artists in We Buy Gold, while also contextualizing their work within a broader discussion on current strategies and directions in queer photography. I’ll be talking with Sophie Hackett, AGO Curator, Photography, artists Jess T. Dugan and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and artist and curator Ka-Man Tse on May 25 at 4 pm, and registration is available here.
Moderating the March 18th panel discussion “Golden Touches: A Conversation on Queer Curating,” on the politics and practices of queer curating in Canada. I’ll be talking with guest speakers Blair Fornwald, Vanessa Kwan, Sean Lee, and Adrienne Huard and Lindsay Nixon, and registration is available here.
Handmade Mountain on view in the online group exhibition, Critical Proximity: Something About Human Connections When There is a Fissure, produced by OBORO in Montreal, PQ. All works will be on view from March 15 to May 14, 2021.
Recipient of grant from Toronto Arts Council’s Media Artists Program for a new video installation to be presented at Mercer Union in Toronto in summer 2021.
A Rude Sound: Notes on Suck Teeth Compositions (After Rashaad Newsome), an article by Dr. Kristin Moriah of Queen’s University published in the “Sound and Performance” special issue of Canadian Theatre Review
In conversation with curator Valentine Umansky and screening All That is Left Unsaid as part of Uniqlo Tate Lates: Zanele Muholi, an online series of talks, music, films and workshops responding to the upcoming Zanele Muholi exhibition at Tate Modern.
Presenting an online artist talk on October 29, as part the Fall 2020 Art Now Speakers’ Series, a component of ongoing academic offerings in the Department of Visual Arts at Western University.
Moderating “A Civic Role for Artists” an online conversation on October 27 as part of Becoming Public Art: Working Models & Case Studies for Art in Public, a nine-week virtual summit presented by the City of Markham, in partnership with ART+PUBLIC UnLtd.
In conversation with Concordia students Michaëlle Sergile and Ashley Raghubir as part of Conversations in Contemporary Art at Concordia, October 15.
Suck Teeth Compositions (After Rashaad Newsome) on view at Forest City Gallery, in London, ON opening October 10, and running until November 20, 2020.
In conversation with Jennifer Bajorek, Bridget Cook and Ana Teresa Fernandez for Redefining Resistance: “Joy” as Resistance Part I, as part of the Women And Migration(s) convening at NYU, October 7.
Hosted BLACK AUGUST BOOK CLUB, an online, four-session series of conversations and discussions with the authors of “Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada”
Awarded the inaugural 2020-21 artist residency at The Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.
In conversation with AGO Associate Curator of Photography Julie Crooks for Art In The Spotlight: The Montgomery Collection of Caribbean Photographs, about a singular collection of more than 3,500 historical images from 34 countries including Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad.
“Artist Michèle Pearson Clarke questions the status quo,” interview by Connor Garel published as a feature story in Ryerson University Magazine.
Interviewed photographer Alyssa Bistonath for Canadian Art.
In conversation with writer and educator Laurence Butet-Roch and artist Shellie Zhang on April 30th for Representation and Photography: Subjectivity, Collaboration and Ethics, part of the Converge Lecture Series in coordination with Maximum Exposure’s year-end online exhibition event.