Thursday, April 9, 2015, 2:00-3:30 pm | Free
University of Ottawa, Desmarais, 55 Laurier, room 12110
Co-presented by the Ottawa Art Gallery and the University of Ottawa
In the exhibition Alma: The Life and Art of Alma Duncan (1917-2004) held at the Ottawa Art Gallery in 2014, co-curators Jaclyn Meloche and Catherine Sinclair worked to recover Alma Duncan’s life and work in a comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s career. The exhibition inspired questions such as: what does it mean to recover a woman artist today?; is there still an institutional need to practice feminist art history?; and what are the contemporary conditions for the women’s recovery project? In this context, the OAG and the University of Ottawa have invited Curator Catherine Morris as a fresh voice in this field, to speak on her work at the Brooklyn Museum and on her point of view on the questions above.
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