(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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March 16, 4 – 6pm: Book Launch of Cynthia Milton’s “Conflicted Memory: Military Cultural Interventions and the Human Rights Era in Peru”

Join us at the Curating and Public Scholarship Lab for an exhibition and discussion of “Conflicted Memory,” with book author Cynthia Milton, Shelley Ruth Butler (Institute for Study of Canada, McGill), and Kevin Gould (Geography, Concordia). What happens when concepts of “truth,” “memory,” and “human rights” are taken up and adapted by former perpetrators of […]

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Beyond Museum Walls

The project Beyond Museum Walls: New Methodologies for Public Dialogue Around Difficult History and Cultural Conflict is designed to support the creation and mobilization of knowledge via new methodologies for critical museum-scholar-community engagement with difficult subject matter. Over four years, the project will generate critical dialogue and student training at the intersection of the five overlapping and […]

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