Big Ideas: Susan Blight
CAFKA.18 artist Susan Blight will be speaking as part of Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery on June 28, 2018 at 7 PM.
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 (University of Toronto).
The Big Ideas in Art and Culture lecture series is a co-production of Musagetes and CAFKA.
Photo of Susan Blight above by Craig Tough