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  • Justine A. Chambers

    Justine A. Chambers is a dance artist living and working on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. Her movement-based practice considers how choreography can be an empathic practice rooted in collaborative creation, close observation, and the body as a site of a cumulative embodied archive. Privileging what is felt over what is seen, she works with dances “that are already there”–the social choreographies present in the everyday. Her choreographic projects have been presented at Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver), Helen and Morris Belkin Gallery  (Vancouver), Sophiensaele (Berlin), Nanaimo Art Gallery, Artspeak (Vancouver), Hong Kong Arts Festival, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford College, Agora de la Danse (Montréal), Festival of New Dance (St. John’s), Mile Zero Dance Society (Edmonton), Dancing on the Edge (Vancouver), Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa), Dance in Vancouver, The Western Front, and the Vancouver Art Gallery. She is Max Tyler-Hite’s mother.

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  • Rysa Greenwood

  • Josephine Lee

    Josephine Lee is a first-generation immigrant whose work is largely informed by a lifetime of movement across Canada and the United States. Lee’s interdisciplinary practice explores the psychic violence of cultural assimilation and nationalism. Her performances, installations, and sculptures shift between an intersectional analysis of this violence at the scale of a nation (where nuclear tests, land-seizures, and xenophobia exacerbate one another) and of the home (where the burdens of identity and generational trauma can be foundational and inescapable). Lee holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in science and fine arts. She has exhibited throughout Canada and the United States, as well as performed at documenta 14 in Kassel, Germany. Recently, Lee was awarded the Oscar Kolin Fellowship, the Vera G. List Sculpture Award, and a Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Outstanding Artist Award at the BANFF Centre for Arts and Creativity. Lee currently resides within the stolen territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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  • Sarah Morris

  • Marcus Prasad

    Marcus Prasad is an art historian residing on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. He has earned his MA (2020) and BA Honours (2018) in Art History and Theory from the University of British Columbia, with a research focus on spatial theory, temporality, and queer theory as they relate to American contemporary horror film and postwar art. His work has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and he has been the recipient of the Patsy and David Heffel Award in Art History, the Ian Wallace Award in Art History, and the University of Toronto Master Essay Prize. Prasad is Editorial Director at SAD Magazine, an arts and culture print publication seeking to feature emerging artists and writers, and has served as Secretary on the Board of Directors at Richmond Art Gallery (2015-2020) and Access Gallery (2019-present). His work has appeared in Wreck, Cinephile, and CineAction, and his research presented at McGill University, The University of Victoria, Ontario College of Art and Design, and Carleton University.

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