Virtual Fall/Winter Meeting Speaker Announcement: Haema Sivanesan, 1:30 PST | 2:30 MST, Friday, December 2, 2022
We are delighted announce that the speaker for our Northwest Chapter Fall/Winter meeting will be Haema Sivanesan, Curator at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre.
Haema has held leadership and curatorial positions in public art galleries, artist-run centres and festivals across Canada and around the world. Her curatorial work focuses on non-western, post-colonial and transnational histories, world views and practices. In 2018, she was the recipient of an Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York, Curatorial Research Fellowship; and in 2016, the recipient of a Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, Hong Kong, multi-year research and exhibition development grant for the project and publication, In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice (Figure 1 and Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 2022). Recent exhibitions include, Imagining Fusang: Exploring Chinese and Indigenous Encounters (2019), Fiona Tan: Ascent (2019), and Supernatural: Art, Technology and the Forest (2018).
Haema will be presenting on the publication, In the Present Moment: Buddhism, Contemporary Art and Social Practice.
If you have not already done so, please complete this registration form. Zoom links will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting.
AGENDA (Times in PST)
10:30-12:00 PM: NW Chapter Business Meeting
12:00-1:30 PM: Lunch Break
1:30- 2:30 PM: Guest speaker talk
2:30-3:00 PM: Afternoon break
3:00-4:00 PM: Social hour
Are you interested in becoming more involved? Consider nominating yourself for the Vice/Chair-elect position at the Winter Business Meeting. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the organization, spend time with colleagues and learn new skills. The NW Chapter Executive members are happy to answer any questions.