Fireside with Lyndon Online: Gerald McMaster
On September 14 at 7 PM, Remai Modern’s Lyndon J. Linklater hosted an online virtual episode of Fireside with guest Gerald McMaster. The episode was presented as part of Postcommodity: Time Holds All the Answers, curated by Gerald McMaster
Gerald McMaster, curator, artist, author, and professor, is Tier 1 Canada Research of Indigenous Visual Culture and Curatorial Practice and director of the Wapatah: Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge at OCAD University. Dr. McMaster has 40 years of international work and expertise in contemporary art, critical theory, museology and Indigenous aesthetics, working at such institutions as the Art Gallery of Ontario, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Chosen as Canadian curator to the 1995 Venice Biennale, and 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale; Canadian Commissioner to 2010 Biennale of Sydney; and Artistic Director to the 18th Biennale of Sydney in 2012. His most recent book is entitled Iljuwas Bill Reid: Life & Work for Art Canada Institute (2020). McMaster is a nêhiyaw (Plains Cree) and a citizen of the Siksika Nation.