Opening Reception: Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts
A program of:
Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Jackman Humanities Institute
170 St. George Street, 10th Floor
Celebrate the opening of Mnemonic silences, disappearing acts, an exhibition curated by Dallas Fellini that considers archival silences, erasures, and censorships that colour the queer and trans archive, meditating on the kinds of documentation, storytelling, and mnemonic strategies that are in service of marginalized communities. With works by Kasra Jalilipour, Jordan King, Kama La Mackerel, Hazel Meyer and Cait McKinney, Lan “Florence” Yee.
Presented in conjunction with Jackman Humanities Institute’s 2023-24 research theme, Absence.
Title and Page Image: Jordan King, Untitled (detail), 2020. Polaroid, 3.5″ x 4.5″. Photo courtesy of the artist.