AA304, Arts & Administration Building, U of T Scarborough
  • February 4, 2020 - 1 – 2 pm

Artist Talk by Lisa Myers

Part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series, co-presented by the DMG & Department of Arts, Culture & Media

Lisa Myers, a member of Beausoleil First Nation, is an independent curator and artist working in printmaking, stop-motion animation, and performance. Myers holds a Master of Fine Arts in Criticism and Curatorial practice from OCAD University. Since 2010 she has worked with anthocyanin pigment from blueberries in printmaking, and stop-motion animation. Her participatory performances involve sharing berries and other food items in social gatherings reflecting on the value found in place and displacement; straining and absorbing. She has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions in venues including Urban Shaman (Winnipeg), Art Gallery of Peterborough and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her writing has been published in a number of publications in addition to the journal Senses and SocietyC Magazineand FUSE Magazine. She is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University.