ABOUT DANIELLA

I am a feminist, second-generation Canadian, and former grad student (still in recovery).

Recently relocated from Montreal to Toronto.

My varied interests include: contemporary art criticism (and its varied crises), embodiment and phenomenology, critical theory, identity politics, installation art, perception and sensorial experience, politics of diaspora and intercultural communities, body and performance-based work, the use of trash and ephemeral material in artmaking, studies of affect and emotion, feminism and its legacies, artist multiples and publications, participatory and community-engaged practices, academic and alternative strategies in contemporary arts education, pop culture, writing and editing, knitting and running.

currently:

Curatorial Assistant, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery / University of Toronto Art Centre (September 2013 – Present)

schooling:

MA, McGill University – Contemporary Art, with a specialization in Gender and Feminist Studies (2011-2013). Thesis supervised by Dr. Amelia Jones.

BA with Honours, University of Guelph – Major in Art History, Double Minor in Art Theory and Criticism, Women’s Studies (2006-2010)

reading:

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

The Promise of Happiness by Sara Ahmed

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