Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Thursday Night Lecture SCAD MOA 7pm

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Chritine Kirouac Artist Lecture, SCAD MOA auditorium Thursday, April 23, 7pm

Christine Kirouac is an Canadian Interdisciplinary artist with an MFA from Concordia University Montreal. In 2008 she moved to NC teaching studio and Art History at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, Greensboro College and Salem College For Women. Over the last twenty-five years, she has participated in multiple residencies at the Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, the Kunst & Complex in Rotterdam NED and was short-listed for the renowned Rijksakademie Residency Program in Amsterdam in 2006. She has received over thirty grants from supporters including The Canada Council for the Arts, The National Film Board, The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation and most recently received a Project Grant from the Winston-Salem & Forsyth Arts Council in North Carolina for her print-based project Papermen.
Exhibition highlights and screenings include the Lisbon International Film Festival, Belfast NI Billboard Project, The Ireland Park Foundation video commission Toronto, Cinesonica: Festival of Cinema Sound Vancouver, the 4th Cairo International Video Festival in Egypt and Global House 2011, curated by the Gwang Ju Curatorial Biennale Program in South Korea. In 2012, Don’t Go Away was short-listed for New Frontiers Program at Sundance, and in 2014 at Heritage International Conference and Film Program; Food Diaspora - Speisediaspora Berlin. She performed her twelve-hour piece Canadian Time for Receiverfest in Charleston SC 2011, and screened its time-lapse video at the 31st Festival of Films On Art in Montreal, and at the 5th Exposition L’ Art Video et Multimedia in Marseille France in 2012. From 2012 to 2014 Kirouac was Director/Curator for Multiples Chicago Critical Craft & Visual Culture Fair, New Material Art Fair Miami and Verge Art Fair NYC all based out of Chicago IL. 

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