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Material Witness:
Mario García Torres / Konrad Wendt

PAST - Saturday, June 25, 2011, 1:00 - 6:00 pm

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

A symposium organized by Ian Wallace will discuss themes arising from the exhibition, Material Witness: Mario García Torres / Konrad Wendt. The symposium will be documented.

This event is free of charge. Seating is limited, so please arrive early.

This schedule is subject to change

1:00 – 1:15 pm
Welcome and introductions

1:15 – 1:45 pm
[+] Constance Lewallen >read more
Adjunct Curator, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
California Artists – New Genres in Conceptual Art

1:50 – 2:20 pm
[+] Ian Wallace >read more
Artist, Vancouver

2:25 – 2:55 pm
[+] Manuel Cirauqui >read more
Independent Curator and Critic, New York/Valencia
Art In The Subjunctive Mode (Notes For and Against)

2:55 – 3:25 pm BREAK

3:30 – 4:00 pm
[+] Shepherd Steiner >read more
Art Historian, Vancouver

4:05 – 4:35 pm
[+] Pan Wendt >read more
Curator, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown

4:40 – 5:20 pm
[+] Mario García Torres, >read more
Artist, Mexico City and
[+] Lee Plested, >read more
Indepedent Curator, San Francisco/Vancouver
Mario García Torres: An Interview with Lee Plested and Others

5:25 pm – Discussion


Please join us for the opening reception of Material Witness: Mario García Torres / Konrad Wendt from 8:00 to 10:00 pm on Saturday, June 25 at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

This project is made possible with funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of Nova Scotia through the Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage, and our Belkin Curator’s Forum members. The symposium is supported by the UBC Curatorial Lecture Series which is funded by the Audain Endowment for Curatorial Studies in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, the Museum of Anthropology, the Department of Anthropology, and the Faculty of Arts.

For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at,
tel: (604) 822-1389, or fax: (604) 822-6689