Conversation 1: Intergenerational Dialogue of Artist Mothers 

Sat 18 Sep 2021 12–1:30PM

In this conversation, participants of different ages are invited to discuss the impacts of motherhood on their artistic practices and consider the shifting historical moments shaping possibilities for artist-mothers in Canadian visual art institutions, art schools, and within culture at large. We will also be tracing the continuing history of individual and collective organizing that creates opportunities and support for artist mothers, along with the role that curators and archives play in generating and preserving these histories. 

Our discussion will explore projects and artworks that specifically address the subject and experience of maternity, understood through an inclusive lens.

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Participating artists:
Karen Knights
Elizabeth Vander Zaag
Margaret Dragu
LaTiesha Fazakas
Jin-me Yoon
Elizabeth MacKenzie