The Baroness Elsa Project
In partnership with the Carleton University Art Gallery, Irene Gammel co-curated The Baroness Elsa Project, featuring eight contemporary racialized, Queer, Trans, gender non-conforming and women artists alongside the work of Dadaist artist Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.
Advancing Arts and Humanities Scholarship
Between the 2020-2021 academic year, the MLC team published or had accepted for publication 5 monographs, 42 articles or book chapters, and 30 conference papers. Despite the hardships of COVID-19, it’s been a productive year!
Modernisms, Inside and Out
Working with the Art Gallery of Ontario, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative at Concordia University, the MLC co-hosted the Modernisms, Inside and Out Conference, with a keynote on battlefield artist Mary Riter Hamilton, and support by Jason Wang and Olivia Trono.
Books Accepted for Publication: Creative Resilience and Undressing Duchamp
Stay tuned for more on the books that we have had accepted for publication in 2021. They include Creative Resilience and COVID-19, a volume of essays edited by Irene Gammel and Jason Wang (coming out in March 2022), and Dressing and Undressing Duchamp, a monograph by Ingrid Mida (coming out in September 2022).
Curating Social Change
With a focus on Zoom-mediated experiential learning during the pandemic, our graduate students in CC8836: Exhibition, Curation and Literary Cultures hosted a virtual symposium with keynote speakers Natalie Loveless and Christopher Gilbert.
Thank you to our Donors, Sponsors, and Partners
We are grateful for the support of SSHRC, CFI, Ryerson University, and the Faculty of Arts. Thank you to our partners including Guelph Museums and the War Heritage Research Initiative at Royal Roads University. We are grateful to our donors; to donate, click here.
Building our Community
Thank you to all of our 9,800+ Twitter and Facebook followers, as well as to the hundreds of virtual participants who have attended our pandemic webinars and book launches. To keep up to date with MLC news, sign up for our newsletter here. We look forward to seeing you in 2022!