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Maria Lind: Curator Talk 

During the last decade of the 20th-century abstraction became more visible within contemporary art. The first two decades of the 21st century have meant further developments, based on the geometric abstraction of the classical avant-garde as well as Indigenous and traditional uses of the abstract. Using the multi-year project Abstract Possible (2010-on going) as a backdrop, Maria Lind will discuss current uses of abstraction: formal abstraction, economic abstraction and social abstraction, emphasizing “abstract” as simultaneously a noun, an adjective and a verb. 

No registration required. Admission by donation; free entry for members and youth under 18.

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SaskTel Theatre

About the Facilitator

Maria Lind is a curator, writer and educator from Stockholm. She is currently serving as the counsellor of culture at the embassy of Sweden, Moscow. She was the director of Stockholm’s Tensta konsthall 2011-18, the artistic director of the 11th Gwangju Biennale, the director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2008-2010) and director of Iaspis in Stockholm (2005-2007). She is the 2009 recipient of the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement.

March 23, 2023 at 7:00PM 9:00PM