Susan Blight

Thursday June 28, 2018 /// 7PM
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
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101 Queen Street North, Kitchener

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CAFKA.18 artist Susan Blight will be the next speaker in the Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery on June 28, 2018. 

Susan Blight (Anishinaabe, Couchiching First Nation) is an interdisciplinary artist working with public art, site-specific intervention, photography, film, and social practice. Her solo and collaborative work engages questions of personal and cultural identity and its relationship to space. Susan is co-founder of The Ogimaa Mikana Project, an artist collective working to reclaim and rename the roads and landmarks of Toronto with Anishinaabemowin and is a member of the Indigenous Routes artist collective which works to provide free new media training for Indigenous youth.She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of Manitoba, a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Windsor in Integrated Media, and is currently a PhD student in Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (UofT).

During CAFKA.18 Susan Blight's work Guided by Streams will be installed at 500 King Street West. Also during CAFKA.18 Susan Blight's work will be featured as part of the exhibition Post Script at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.

Photo:  Craig Tough