"Do-it-yourself pedagogy partakes of a wider cultural shift from reverence for hierarchies of authority to a preference for the crowd-sourcing of information and ideas."
Please join us for the launch of our 100th issue
Thursday December 18, 8-11
at the Ossington
61 Ossington Avenue,
Toronto M4W 1A7
FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE:
Do Curators Need University Curatorial Programs?
Gabrielle Moser on the professionalization of art curation in Canada today
On Kristina Lee Podesva's Colour School
Michael Birchall writes about the Vancouver artist's ongoing experiment in art pedagogy
The State of Art Criticism and Critical Theory
Earl Miller investigates the "obscure subculture" of art writing and speculates on the terms of its future relevance
When is an art exhibition a system for producing knowledge? Gregory Elgstrand charts the history of this idea
Enthusiasm at the Limit
In an event that deploys contemporary art and populism simultaneously, Nuit Blanche risks failure by either standard.
Nicholas Brown on Jon Sasaki and Nuit Blanche
No Typical Donor
Declining government support means it's a daunting new world for small Canadian arts organizations forced to compete with larger institutions for sponsorship dollars. And yet private art philanthropy in Canada is on the upswing.
Lydia Perović reports
100th ISSUE SPECIAL FEATURE
To Be Seen and Not Just Heard About: On a Painting by Rae Johnson
A 100th issue special feature: Catherine McTavish, who wrote about the Toronto artist, Rae Johnson,
in the first issue of C, revisits her work 24 Years later
With artist projects by Krista Buecking and Pete Gazendam
and reviews from New York, London, Toronto, Vancouver, Pittsburgh and Montreal
For more information, please contact Kate Monro at 416-539-9495