Striking Memories – Quebec’s general unlimited student strikes since 2005

Striking Memories (Nadia Hausfather, Rushdia Mehreen, Florencia Marchetti, David Widgington, Jen Spiegel, Marion Miller), is a visual installation accompanied by performance art exploring the experiences of Quebec’s general unlimited student strikes since 2005 as remembered by activists, with a focus on those affiliated to Concordia University in 2012.

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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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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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