The Winnipeg Effect: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Thursday, November 3, 2016 to Saturday, November 5, 2016
The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art (CCCA), creator of the CCCA Canadian Art Database is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Symposium entitled: “The Winnipeg Effect: Should I Stay or Should I Go?”
The Symposium is an extension of the Winnipeg Effect Project, a broad initiative by the CCCA to document the Winnipeg art scene since the 1960s, with the goal of increasing knowledge about Winnipeg art institutions, artists and art writers, and to examine the effect that Winnipeg’s art scene has had on the art scene across Canada.
Thursday, Nov 3 • CCCA Reception and Winnipeg Effect Project Launch
• Bill Kirby, Founder and Director of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art, will launch the Winnipeg Effect Project.
• Guest speaker, Martha Langford, Director of the Gail & Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art at Concordia University.
• MC for the evening will be Patricia Bovey, Director Emerita of the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Past-Chair of the Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art.
Friday, Nov 4 • Panels and Presentations:
• Three panel discussions which aim to stimulate a multi-generational discussion within the artistic community, among those who live, landed in, and/or left this city:
The Winnipeg Effect 1: Those from here, who left or stayed
The Winnipeg Effect 2: Those who came and stayed
The Winnipeg Effect 3 : Assessing the history of contemporary art in Winnipeg
Panelists and speakers include:
David Churchill, Sigrid Dahle, Shawna Dempsey & Lorri Millan, Ray Fenwick, hannah_g, Suzanne Gillies, Noam Gonick, Leona Herzog, Robert Houle, Ted Howorth, Andrew Kear, Bill Kirby, Laura Letinsky, Steve Loft, Kegan McFadden, Kristin Nelson, Jeanne Randolph, Mary Reid, Diana Thorneycroft, Jon Tupper, and Liv Valmestad.
Saturday, Nov 5 • Gallery Tours and Visits
Tour Winnipeg’s many galleries and artist-run centres.
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS NOW ENDED. YOU CAN STILL REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE DOORS.
Symposium Registration Fees:
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