Knowings and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation, University of Alberta, March 24-27, 2014
Organizer of Think Tank featuring Keynote Speaker Donna Haraway. Sponsored by the University of Alberta’s Kule
Institute for Advanced Studies, a Killam Research Fund Connection Grant, the University of Alberta Faculty of Arts, the
Social Science and Humanities Research Council Situating Science Cluster, the Canada Research Chair in Cultural
Studies, the Canada Research Chair in Design Studies, the Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Gender and
Sexuality, Edmonton’s Latitude 53 contemporary art space, and the departments of Art and Design and Women and
Gender Studies at the University of Alberta.
Researching Research-Creation, University of Alberta, Feb 28, 2014
Organizer of Symposium featuring Murdo Macdonald, Fiona Candlin, Erin Manning, and George Smith. Sponsored by
the University of Alberta’s Kule Institute for Advanced Studies and the Arts Based Research Studio at the University of
The Vaccine Project & <Immune Nations>, funded by the Norwegian Research Council (2015-2018)
This project, co-directed with Dr Steven Hoffman of the University of Ottawa/Global Strategy Lab and Sean Caulfield of the University of Alberta, brings research-based artists together with academics and scientists to explore art/creative research’s potential to foster nuanced discourse around vaccines in a global context. Our first workshop was held August 14-18 2015 in Ottawa, our second in August 4-8 2016 in Geneva, our third in March 13-15 2017 in Trondheim, Norway, where we opened the exhibition which will be moved to the UN (UNAIDS Building) in May 2017. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.