The research group Beyond Museum Walls has just received a SSHRC Connection grant to support a curatorial residency program at CaPSL in 2019

The Beyond Museum Walls research group will be working with two curatorial fellows, Lucas LaRochelle and Abood Hamad, to develop their research topics, media, and artworks into full exhibitions that seed critical dialogues around pressing social and political issues. To introduce the first of two curatorial residents who will be working with the Beyond Museum […]

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February 1st, 12pm: “Moving Gender: the case of home museums in Israel and Germany”, a presentation by Dr. Vered Vinitzky-Seroussi.

Home museums in Israel and Germany produce a representational space in which the public figure, usually a ‘great man”, is effectively “dragged home” to the private sphere so as to make the domestic worthy of being represented in a museum. Based on three years of ethnographic research in nine such museums (four in Israel and […]

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Call for Exhibition Proposals

Concordia-based research team seeks two Fellows-in-Residence to develop public exhibitions on contemporary social and political issues. (Version Français)   Submission Deadline: September 21, 2018 Interviews: October 1 – 5. 2018 Applicants chosen for interviews may be asked to provide more detailed project descriptions. Resident selection: October 12, 2018   WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: The Concordia-based research […]

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Appel de projets d’exposition

Le groupe de chercheurs établi à Concordia recherche deux commissaires en résidence pour développer des expositions publiques sur des problématiques sociales et politiques contemporaines. NOUS RECHERCHONS L’équipe de recherche Beyond Museum Walls offre deux résidences de commissariat d’exposition (Février 2019 – Avril 2019, Août – Octobre 2019) à des chercheurs, artistes, commissaires et étudiants intéressés […]

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(Blog) “Visual Footnotes: An immersive strategy to present and encourage reflections about research journeys”

By María Juliana Angarita . . .  The specially conceived exhibit titled “Visual Footnotes: Counter Memories and Art from a Fractured Past in Post-Conflict Peru” displayed multiple sources and items collected by the author over her 16 years of research. The corpus of primary sources on display embodied several of the footnotes in Milton’s publications. […]

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Visual Footnotes: An immersive strategy to present and encourage reflections about research journeys

By María Juliana Angarita “Visual Footnotes: Counter Memories and Art from a Fractured Past in Post-Conflict Peru” was an exhibition and book launch curated by Cynthia Milton, in collaboration with Lex Milton and María Juliana Angarita as part of the Beyond Museum Walls FRQ-SC Grant. On March 16th, the Curating and Public Scholarship Lab (CaPSL) […]

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April 27, 12 – 2pm: 3 short talks + discussion, “Materiality and Witness in National Museums”

Join Concordia PhD student Hugo Rueda (History), Professor Erica Lehrer (History & Sociology-Anthropology), and Queen’s University postdoc Jennifer Robinson (Visual Anthropology) as they present 3 short talks in preparation for their participation in an upcoming conference at the British Museum, “Art, Materiality and Representation”.  Presentations: ➞ “Materialities made testimony. Objects as a way to organize the […]

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April 5 & 6: Vernissage + Performance/Lecture by Annie Rollins as part of “Immaterial Remains”

April 5, 5:00 – 7:00pm: Vernissage + Performance/Lecture April 6, 6:00 – 7:30: Performance + Lecture In this performance/lecture, Rollins presents her most pressing conundrum: how do you preserve a shadow? With a short survey of her apprenticeship and fieldwork, a trajectory of the failures that brought her to her thesis question and a musing of shadows, […]

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March 23, 12pm: Integrating Social Issues in the Art Museum: Creating Audio Guides for Visitors, Designing Training for Museum Guides

How do you create an ‘peace-themed’ audio guide with a group of artist-students for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Pavilion for Peace? This multimedia presentation profiles Six Tales of Peace (and War), which was created for a graduate seminar course in the context of a Concordia University-MMFA partnership. Kathleen Vaughan, faculty member behind the […]

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