Registry:Media:criticism alphabetical by last name

Alison Cooley Curator

Alison Cooley is a critic, curator, and educator based in Toronto. Her research deals with the intersection of natural history and visual culture, socially engaged artistic practice, and experiential and interpretative dimensions of art criticism. She is the 2014 recipient of the Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators, and her writing has been published in Canadian Art, C Magazine, FUSE, Blackflash and Magenta, among others. She is currently the Blackwood Gallery’s Curatorial Assistant and Collections Archivist. Continue reading

Last Update:April 5, 2018

Khaled Hourani Artist

(B. Hebron, Palestine, 1965) Khaled Hourani lives and works in Ramallah. He was the Artistic Director 2007­2010 and the Director of the International Academy of Art ­ Palestine from 2010 to 2013. Previously worked as General Director of the Fine Arts Department in the Palestinian Ministry of Culture (2004­06. Hourani has participated in many local and international exhibitions, most recently, 2017 a retrospective at Darat Al funun, Amman, Jordan.
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Last Update:April 5, 2018

Manar Moursi, Sidewalk Salon: 1001 Street Chairs of Cairo

Manar Moursi Artist

Manar Moursi is multi-disciplinary designer and artist based in Cairo. A graduate of the University of Virginia’s undergraduate program of architecture, Manar also holds a dual Masters degree in Architecture and Urban Policy from Princeton University. In 2011 she founded Studio Meem. Aside from her practice with Studio Meem, Manar publishes regularly, participates in art exhibitions and conducts academic workshops. Continue reading

Last Update:February 17, 2018

Microbial Selfies (prints), 20"x30", collage: Kim Chi, Blueberry Mead, Red Cabbage Kraut, 2015.

Leila Nadir Artist

Leila Nadir is an Afghan-American critic, scholar, artist, and creative writer, and lecturer in Sustainability and Environmental Humanities at the University of Rochester. She earned her PhD in English from Columbia University in 2009, where she studied environmental thought, critical theory, and contemporary literature, and was Andrew Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow of Environmental Humanities at Wellesley College in 2010-2011. Continue reading

Last Update:December 7, 2017

Image from BASECAMP.EXE, 2013-2014.

Carey Peppermint Artist

Cary Peppermint’s solo art performances were some of the first to examine the effect of online spaces on the ways we imagine the environment and have been exhibited by the Whitney Museum (New York), Moving Image Gallery (New York), Pace Digital Gallery (New York), M.I.T. Media Lab (Boston), International Symposium for Electronic Art (Chicago), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Center for Contemporary Art (Scotland), European Media Art Festival (Osnabrück), Itaú Culturales (Sao Paulo), the Kitchen (New York). Continue reading

Last Update:December 7, 2017

Ricky Varghese Writer/Critic

Ricky Varghese received his PhD (2014) in Sociology in Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. His research interests extend across the fields of psychoanalytic theory, aesthetics, art criticism and film theory. Continue reading

Last Update:September 5, 2018