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.
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Alison Cooley and Daniella Sanader, Gang Up: 16 Great Canadian Collaborations
Canadian Art, Spring 2016
Alison Cooley, I Hope It’s Death!, for Lee Henderson’s exhibition, Palliative Care
Latitude 53, Edmonton, 2016
Alison Cooley, exhibition text for Tatiana Grigorenko & Zoe Heyn-Jones’s The Disappeared
Gallery 44, Toronto, 2015