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Elizabeth Matheson

Elizabeth Matheson, President of Strandline Curatorial Collective, has fifteen years of experience as an independent curator, lecturer, and writer in the field of contemporary art/film/media. She has worked on notable lens-based projects with internationally recognized artists and filmmakers Rebecca Belmore (Canada), Janet Cardiff (Canada), Joan Foncuberta (Spain), Jo Spence (U.K.), Lourdes Portillo (U.S./Mexico), and Rosângela Rennó (Brazil); and on a series of curatorial projects investigating filmic architecture and cinematic events in urban renewal. Currently she is a collaborator on Atom Egoyan in Media Res, the first retrospective exhibition on the film installation work of Atom Egoyan, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She has worked with artist-run centers, galleries, and cultural organizations in Canada, and organized conferences in a number of institutions. Matheson lectures widely, most recently at Cambridge University’s Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in the 21st Century. Matheson also has developed pioneering approaches to collaborative and cross-disciplinary work including the co-founding of the Strandline Curatorial Collective. She serves as an advisor to Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art (Toronto) and the Prince Claus Fund (Amsterdam), and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art (IKT). She has been published internationally, and her works have been translated into several languages, including the following publications: Un Portrait de Deux: L’Oeuvre d’Esther Shalev-Gerz (2012); Traces et disparitions dans l’oeuvre d’Oscar Muñoz (2009); Monografía: Rosângela Rennó (2009); A Última Foto (2008); and iyiniwak anohc (1996). Matheson has been awarded grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and is a recipient of the Management of the Arts Certificate from the Banff Centre.

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2013 Fall Curatorial Intensive Symposium

Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10am–6pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive on Tuesday, October 15 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present the exhibition and project proposals that they have developed through […]

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