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Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is proud to present the seventh season of the Urban Field Speakers Series. This international lecture series brings together an array of global and local participants, including artists, architects, curators, designers and scholars, who offer unique perspectives on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city. Past series have featured presentations by such erudite speakers as Alfredo Jaar, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Chantal Mouffe, Saskia Sassen and Anthony Vidler, moderated by local luminaries such as Adrian Blackwell, Luigi Ferrara, Elle Flanders, Shawn Micallef and Dot Tuer. The upcoming season features a stellar roster, as follows:
Barbara Fischer, moderator
January 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM
The internationally renowned artist speaks about his pioneering video projections on buildings and monuments, and the involvement of city residents. Moderated by the Executive Director/Chief Curator of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto.
Rinaldo Walcott , moderator
February 9, 2012 at 7:30 PM
The Professor of Cultural Studies, Media and Communications at the University of Melbourne speaks about public screens and their transformation of public space. Moderated by Rinaldo Walcott, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.