Susan Blight Lecture | Thursday 28 June
Artist Susan Blight will be the next speaker in the Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery on Thursday 28 June. This free event is presented as part of CAFKA.18, which is on view at various locations across Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge from 2 June - 1 July, 2018.
A new installation by Susan Blight will be featured in Post Script from 19 June as part a growing exhibition curated by Lisa Myers. During CAFKA.18 Susan Blight's work Guided by Streams will be installed at 500 King Street West.
Susan Blight (Anishinaabe, Couchiching First Nation) is an interdisciplinary artist working with public art, site-specific intervention, photography, film, and social practice. Her solo and collaborative work engages questions of personal and cultural identity and its relationship to space. Susan is co-founder of The Ogimaa Mikana Project, an artist collective working to reclaim and rename the roads and landmarks of Toronto with Anishinaabemowin and is a member of the Indigenous Routes artist collective which works to provide free new media training for Indigenous youth.She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of Manitoba, a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Windsor in Integrated Media, and is currently a PhD student in Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (UofT).