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Curatorial Tour: Pizandawatc, with Mona Filip

A program of:
Pizandawatc / The One Who Listens / Celui qui écoute

Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, March 23, 2024
University of Toronto Art Centre
15 King’s College Circle

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Join curator Mona Filip for a guided tour of Pizandawatc, a survey of Caroline Monnet’s prolific production, centering around a new series of sculptures exploring the deep relationship between land, language, and intergenerational transmission of knowledge.

This event is free and all are welcome. Registration required.

About the Curator
Mona Filip is Curator at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Originally from Bucharest, Romania, Filip received her BFA from the Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC, and her MFA from SUNY at Buffalo. Previously Director/Curator of the Koffler Gallery, she led the organization’s visual art program for fifteen years, producing over forty exhibitions and off-site projects. She developed first public gallery shows in Toronto of prominent Canadian artists such as Ghazaleh Avarzamani, Sameer Farooq, Karen Tam, and José Luis Torres, and first Canadian exhibitions of acclaimed international artists Raphaël Zarka (France) and Christian Hidaka (UK), Sigalit Landau (Israel), Esther Shalev-Gerz (France), Isabel Rocamora (UK/Spain), Iara Freiberg (Brazil/Argentina) Adi Nes (Israel), and Joshua Neustein (USA).

Title Image: Caroline Monnet, Pizandawatc Sagahigan (Lac de celui qui écoute), 2023. Cherry wood oil, 5’6″ x 4’7″ x 2’6″. Courtesy of the artist and Blouin-Division Gallery. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.

Page Image: Installation view: Pizandawatc / The One Who Listens / Celui qui écoute, January 17–March 31, 2024, Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.


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