“Propped,” a curated group exhibition about the function of props in contemporary artistic practice, opens at Oakville Galleries, June 25.
“Sites of Assembly,” an exhibition of photographs from the permanent collection of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and the personal and research collections of John O’Brian and Marcia Crosby, co-curated with Lorna Brown, opens June 29, 6–9 pm, in Vancouver, BC.
Speaker as part of The Walrus Talks: We Desire a Better Country, alongside Wendell Adjetey, Margaret Atwood, Carl Bray, Geoff Green, Tom Jackson, Deepa Mehta, and Syrus Marcus Ware, The Fleck Dance Theatre, May 31, 7 pm
Presenter at the Wayne State University Center for the Study of Citizenship’s annual conference on “Violence and Citizenship,” March 30–April 1, 2017, Detroit Michigan.
Public talk on current research into family photography in Nova-Scotia based newspapers, The Clarion and the Negro Citizen, “Quiet and quotidian images: Family photography, race and violence in African-Canadian owned newspapers,” the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, Brown University, March 16, 4:00 pm.
Fulbright Canada Visiting Scholar in the Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, to undertake research on the cross-border exchange of images of racialized citizens in Canada and the United States, working with Dr. Ariella Azoulay.
A short text on the work of Omar Victor Diop appears in the latest issue of The Capilano Review, dedicated to the Presentation House Gallery exhibition, “Eye to Eye.”