Posts Tagged: curating

Plastic Heart: A DIY Fieldguide for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Art Exhibitions

Produced by the Synthetic Collective for the exhibition Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Through (Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Fall 2021), this Fieldguide gives a step by step overview of curating less carbon intensive exhibitions.

Plastic Heart: A DIY Fieldguide for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Art Exhibitions

Produced by the Synthetic Collective for the exhibition Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Through (Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Fall 2021), this Fieldguide gives a step by step overview of curating less carbon intensive exhibitions.

A comprehensive investigation of industrial plastic pellets on beaches across the Laurentian Great Lakes and the factors governing their distribution

In 2018-19, the Synthetic Collective sampled from 66 beaches on the shores of the Laurentian Great Lakes. We collected 12,595 industrial plastic pellets from 66 10x1m sq quadrats. Also known as nurdles or “mermaids’ tears,” pellets are the feedstock of

A comprehensive investigation of industrial plastic pellets on beaches across the Laurentian Great Lakes and the factors governing their distribution

In 2018-19, the Synthetic Collective sampled from 66 beaches on the shores of the Laurentian Great Lakes. We collected 12,595 industrial plastic pellets from 66 10x1m sq quadrats. Also known as nurdles or “mermaids’ tears,” pellets are the feedstock of

No Small Matter: Micromuseums as Critical Institutions

with Helen Gregory. “No Small Matter? Micromuseums as Critical Institutions,” RACAR (special issue: Critical Curating) 43.2 (2018), pp. 89-101. Focusing on three micro-institutions located in Canada, each with specifically challenging and/or political mandates, this article examines the critical potential of

No Small Matter: Micromuseums as Critical Institutions

with Helen Gregory. “No Small Matter? Micromuseums as Critical Institutions,” RACAR (special issue: Critical Curating) 43.2 (2018), pp. 89-101. Focusing on three micro-institutions located in Canada, each with specifically challenging and/or political mandates, this article examines the critical potential of

The Museum of Future Fossils

The Museum of Future Fossils is an ongoing, large scale project, comprising pedagogy and course work, a speculative exhibition, workshops, and a catalogue for a non-existent exhibition. For more, please visit the MFFF site here. Image: still from Fatberg film,

The Museum of Future Fossils

The Museum of Future Fossils is an ongoing, large scale project, comprising pedagogy and course work, a speculative exhibition, workshops, and a catalogue for a non-existent exhibition. For more, please visit the MFFF site here. Image: still from Fatberg film,

Protectorate 1: A Darker Side of the Moon

Protectorate 1 was an exhibition curated as a part of the VAS/VAH4485 Museum and Curatorial Practicum in 2016-17. Here is the exhibition description: Since the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969, artefacts – ranging from flags and equipment to ephemeral

Protectorate 1: A Darker Side of the Moon

Protectorate 1 was an exhibition curated as a part of the VAS/VAH4485 Museum and Curatorial Practicum in 2016-17. Here is the exhibition description: Since the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969, artefacts – ranging from flags and equipment to ephemeral

Cabinet of Shadows: The Reliquary for Lost Animals

Cabinet of Shadows was an exhibition curated by students in my VAS/VAH Museum and Curatorial Practicum class in 2015-16. A catalogue is available here. The website can be accessed here. More images of the exhibition can be seen here. Cabinet

Cabinet of Shadows: The Reliquary for Lost Animals

Cabinet of Shadows was an exhibition curated by students in my VAS/VAH Museum and Curatorial Practicum class in 2015-16. A catalogue is available here. The website can be accessed here. More images of the exhibition can be seen here. Cabinet