Truposznica (Corpse Carrier)

1889 – Franciszek Wacek was born in Przysietnica in southern Poland. During World War II he fought both in the Polish army and with a partisan unit. His daughter recalls: “three times he was almost a corpse. […] they lay among corpses, playing dead.” (Personal interview, 2017). August 10th, 1942 – approximately one thousand Jews […]

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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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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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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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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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