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1000 Miles Apart Conference - Jeni Hansen Gard Artist TalkAlberta College of Art and Design (Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre) Calgary, Alberta
Crafts, Visual Arts — Talks and Discussion
The 1000 Miles Apart Conference will host a visiting artist talk with Jeni Hansen Gard.
Jeni has an integrative practice, using ceramic vessels as catalysts to connect people, asking participants to reconsider their relationships to food and each other. Pairing craft and engagement to research ethnobotany, she challenges current food systems, helping to build an equitable, sustainable future.
Jeni received her MFA from Ohio State University, an MA, Art Education from the University of Florida, completed residencies at Archie Bray Foundation, Denison University, and Wesleyan College and co-founded the Socially Engaged Craft Collective.
Jeni and partner Forrest Sincoff Gard are Resident Artists at Mill Hill Community Arts Center in Macon, Georgia and run Gard Clay Studios, a collaborative studio.
|Thu 27 Sep||No events scheduled.|
|Fri 28 Sep||1:00 PM to 2:00 PM|
|Sat 29 Sep||No events scheduled.|
1407 14th Avenue NW
Located on the SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee LRT station. The Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre is located on the 3rd floor in the Main Mall of ACAD. The closest paid parking is the Jubilee Lot (J2) and ACAD'd main floor can be accessed from the top level of the parkade. City of Calgary parking is available on 8th Avenue NW, behind Riley Park and from there it is a short walk up the hill.
Alberta College of Art and Design
Since 1926, the Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) has been a major contributor to Canada’s visual culture, with graduates gaining significant reputations as creative leaders. ACAD's School of Craft + Emerging Media (SC+EM) is home to the Ceramics, Fibre, Glass, Jewellery + Metals and Media Arts programs and provides a rigorous and experimental environment that charts new territories in how materials, technology and ideas connect to objects and experiences.
Martina Lantin & Zimra Beiner
martina[dot]lantin[at]acad[dot]ca or zimra[dot]beiner[at]acad[dot]ca
Director, Marketing + Communications
This event requires pre-registration. Please sign-up here.
This event is in English.
This event is not wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Contemporary, Ceramics, Lecture, hub-acad