Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Gerald McMaster: "All My Relations" + ACC/CCA

A caution on the transcription, it is somewhat erratic and sometimes surreal: "juxtaposition" becomes "job positon" as but one example: enjoy it for it's quirkiness but trust your ear and the voices over the textual representation of same...

Lecture/video includes slide show and discussion of variety of artists; ends with a Q & A.

About the video:

Published on May 2, 2012 by
The Dr. Allen Root Contemporary Art Distinguished Lecture with Gerald McMaster Ph.D., Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art, Art Galley of Ontario

Dr. McMaster was recently selected as co-Artistic Director to the 2012 Biennale of Sydney. In his lecture, he will touch on the themes and issues that will shape this important international exhibition. (More about the Biennale below, "Canadian artists making an impact," Winnipeg Free Press)

Dr. McMaster, a curator and artist, was responsible for the installation of the permanent exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and more recently the reinstallation of the Canadian Wing at the Art Gallery of Ontario. His publications include New Tribe/New York (2005), Remix (2007), and the critically acclaimed Inuit Modern (2011). His awards and recognitions include the 2001 ICOM-Canada Prize, the 2005 National Aboriginal Achievement Award, and the Order of Canada (2007).
Location: Arthur M. Loew Auditorium


I found the video by following links in the ACC/CCA newsletter, an excellent resource:


Anonymous said...

Hai hai for this. Great post! Hadn't heard about Gerald McMaster before.

Joanne Arnott said...

He was new to me, too, so-- happy to share the good news!