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Visual Arts Open Lecture Series: Wayne Baerwaldt

Photo of program faculty, Wayne Baerwaldt

Photo of Program Faculty Wayne Baerwaldt

The Visual Arts Open Lecture Series presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators, and academics.

Join Meeting For Teas faculty Wayne Baerwaldt, for an in-depth discussion of his projects that trace performative elements in artmaking and who will explore three current projects linked to issues of trauma and resilience.

Biography: Wayne Baerwaldt

Wayne Baerwaldt is a visual arts curator and media producer based in Canada. As a gallery director and curator he has worked at various cultural institutions including Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Power Plant, Toronto and the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary. Recent co-curated projects and publications as an independent curator include If I May Digress: Richard Boulet and Collaborators, The Shadow of the Sun: Ross Bleckner and Zachari Logan (with Leah Taylor and Jennifer McGregor), Thierry Marceau: The Great One’s Back for Nuit Blanche Edmonton at the Art Gallery of Alberta and Meeting for Teas: On the Road to Decolonization (with Jennifer Crane, Kimisoo Goodtrack, Bryan Mulvihill, Qiming Sun, Xiao Han and others). He recently guest edited Issue #62 of PUBLIC, The Gender-Diverse Lens, and conducts ongoing research projects as a Michele Sereda Artist in Residence for Socially Engaged Practice at the University of Regina (MAP and Hill/Levine Business Schools). He is a board member of the Hnatyshyn Foundation, Ottawa and is on the Advisory Committee of participant, inc. in New York City.