On the Importance of Place in an Artist’s Identity

Professor Ryoji Ikeda reflects on printmaking, travel, and his relationship with the University of Alberta. On Tuesday November 4th attendees of Professor Ryoji Ikeda’s Visual Arts and Design Forum lecture were treated to a candid and humorous insight into the life and work of an artist who, whilst renowned for his work in print, revealed a … Read moreOn the Importance of Place in an Artist’s Identity

Loveplay Examined through Historical Images

Three scenes in conversation with visual culture Moira Buffini’s Loveplay exhibits spectacles of sex and notions of love. The play’s 10 scenes depict a progression of time, starting during the “Classical Age” and ending in contemporary time, “The Age of Excess.” Here are three of the scenes from Loveplay in conversation with visual culture that is parallel to Buffini’s … Read moreLoveplay Examined through Historical Images

Threshold: Ryoji Ikeda Nov. 4

Following the success of artist, curator and teacher Patrick Mahon’s recent visit on Oct. 16, the University of Alberta’s Visual Art & Design Forum continues its dynamic lecture series on Nov. 4 with a much anticipated appearance from Professor Ryoji Ikeda, visual artist and printmaker from Musashino Art University, Tokyo. Professor Ikeda’s visit will mark … Read moreThreshold: Ryoji Ikeda Nov. 4


Ken Wissoker addressed a packed auditorium in the University of Alberta’s Humanities Centre This past Thursday, October 16, 2014, the University of Alberta’s Department of Art & Design presented a very special guest: Ken Wissoker, Editorial Director of Duke University Press. Introduced by Professor Natalie Loveless, Ken spoke to a full auditorium in the Humanities … Read morehttps://www.curiousarts.ca/writing-and-publishing