Join From Slander’s Brand artist Ron Terada and curator Dieter Roelstraete in conversation.
Doors at 6:00pm
Conversation at 6:30pm
Admission is by donation courtesy of BMO Financial Group
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Ron Terada (b. 1969 in Vancouver; lives and works in Vancouver) has developed a wide-ranging conceptual art practice over more than two decades, which includes painting, photography, video, and music, as well as publications, posters, billboards, and signage. Most of Terada’s work is text-based, appropriating material from a variety of sources, from pop culture to conceptual art. Terada is a graduate of the Emily Carr College of Art and Design. In 2006, he was awarded the Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award, Visual Art, from the Canada Council for the Arts, and in 2004, he won the VIVA Award, Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation for the Visual Arts, Vancouver.
Dieter Roelstraete is curator of the Neubauer Collegium at the University of Chicago, where he has organized exhibitions by Gelitin, Rick Lowe, Pope.L, Martha Rosler, Slavs and Tatars, and Cecilia Vicuña. Roelstraete previously worked as a curator for documenta 14 in Kassel and Athens in 2017. From 2012 until 2015 he served as the Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and from 2003 to 2011 Roelstraete worked at the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen in his native Belgium. He was trained as a philosopher at the University of Ghent and has published extensively on contemporary art and related philosophical issues in numerous catalogues and journals.