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Artist Talks at the Anna

Artist Talks at the Anna
Upcoming Artist Talks at the Anna Leonowens Gallery, March 1-15, 2020

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Kublusiak.

Kablusiak

Wednesday, March 4, 6 p.m.

Art Bar +Projects

Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS

Kablusiak is an Inuvialuk artist and curator based in Mohkinstsis (Calgary), and a board member of Stride Gallery (Mohkinstsis). Awards include the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Young Artist Prize, Primary Colours Emerging Artist Award and the 2019 Sobey Shortlist. Kablusiak uses art and humour to address cultural displacement.

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Craig Leonard in conversation with Michael Fernandes.

Research-creation talk

Craig Leonard in conversation with Michael Fernandes

Thursday, March 5, 12 p.m.

Art Bar +Projects

Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS

Presented in conversation with Michael Fernandes, Craig Leonard will share his recent projects, new works in progress, and discuss collaborative work with Fernandes. Both faculty members share an interest in printed matter, experimental audio, installation and performance art.

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Danica Olders completed an undergraduate degree at NSCAD University in 2011.

Danica Olders

Thursday, March 5, 8 p.m.

Art Bar +Projects

Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS

Danica Olders is a Montreal-based visual artist with a multi-disciplinary practice that combines textile, painting, digital animation and installation. After completing her undergraduate degree at NSCAD University (2011), she relocated to Montreal and has since worked with numerous musical and visual artists creating costumes, album artwork, music videos and performance visuals. Olders will present recent work and show a video performance during this artist talk.

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Dusty Herbig

Friday, March 6, 12 p.m.

Art Bar +Projects

5163 Duke St, Halifax, NS

Dusty Herbig is an Assistant Professor of Art, and the Director of Lake Effect Editions at Syracuse University, where he teaches lithography, intaglio, serigraphy, relief, digital printmaking, letterpress, and all levels of advanced and graduate print courses.

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Hosted by Inuit Futures.

Roundtable: Inuit curatorial practice

Friday, March 6, 5 p.m.

Art Bar +Projects

5163 Duke St, Halifax, NS

This Roundtable on Inuit Curatorial Practice is hosted by Inuit Futures and will be open to the public, featuring Kablusiak, Darcie Bernhardt, Aiden Gillis, and Megan Kyak-Monteith. Everyone is welcome.

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The Library for the Birds of New York, Installation view, 2016. Photo by Genevieve Hanson. Courtesy the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles.

Mark Dion

Tuesday, March 10, 6 p.m.

O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road Halifax, NS

Mark Dion is an American conceptual artist best known for his use of scientific presentations in his installations. Dion’s work examines the ways in which dominant ideologies and public institutions shape our understanding of history, knowledge, and the natural world.