LRVS Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
December 14, 2021
Join the Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies for a Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
Am Johal is Director of Simon Fraser University’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement and holds degrees from the University of British Columbia, Royal Roads University, Institute for Social and European Studies (MA), and the European Graduate School (PhD). He has served on the Vancouver City Planning Commission, on the boards of numerous organizations including the Or Gallery, Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House, Vancity Community Foundation, Impact on Communities Coalition, and is an Associate with SFU’s Centre for Dialogue and SFU’s Institute for the Humanities. He has previously worked on the Vancouver Agreement with the provincial government and has been an advisor to two BC cabinet ministers. In 1998, he co-founded UBC’s Humanities 101 program based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. He is the author of Ecological Metapolitics: Badiou and the Anthropocene (2015, Atropos Press) and co-author with Matt Hern of Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale (2018, The MIT Press).
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting ID: 920 7362 8162 Passcode: jCz01F
The Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies Program is pleased to announce the list of visiting artists and scholars who will be teaching during the Summer 2022 intensive June-August.
Ryan Pierce who has been affiliated with PNCA for many years and is respected for his high quality mentorship, exceptional teaching, and support for professional practices will be the Visiting Assistant Professor leading the Low Residency Visual Studies program for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Aeron Bergman, faculty of the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA, and Alejandra Salinas, PNCA faculty, are interviewed by BOMB Magazine about their recent work.
Curator Laurel V. McLaughlin talks with the artists about their ongoing projects Consuming Nature and Seed as Idea where hybrid media overlap, drawing from Indigenous and Western academic methodologies, sound and image sampling, and the legal and ethical logic of the public domain.
Join the Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies on January 13 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for a Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
Spatial Power: A Screening on the Queer Modernist Legacy of Eileen Gray and conversation with Emmanuela Soria Ruiz
Sunday, January 9