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Grasping at the Roots’ Curator Talk: Christina Battle – Feb. 14

Submitted by on 2020/02/12 – 8:30 am

Join guest curator of Grasping at the Roots, Christina Battle, to learn more about the process of curating the exhibition and the stories behind the new artworks created specifically for this project.

This is a free, public event.

Friday, Feb. 14, 12 – 1 p.m.
Room 11-154, Allard Hall

About the curator

Christina Battle (Edmonton, Canada) has a bachelor of science with specialization in environmental biology from the University of Alberta, a certificate in film studies from Ryerson University, an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and is currently working toward a PhD in art and visual culture at the University of Western Ontario. Her research and artistic work consider the parameters of disaster; looking to it as action, as more than mere event and instead as a framework operating within larger systems of power. Through this research she imagines how disaster could be utilized as a tactic for social change and as a tool for re-imagining how dominant systems might radically shift.