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  • Lorna Brown

    Lorna Brown is a Vancouver artist, curator and educator. Since 1984 her work has been shown in exhibitions at Dazibao, Montreal; Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Gallery 44, Toronto; Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa; Taipei Fine Arts Museum; and Artspeak, Vancouver, among others. Her recent independent curatorial projects include Set and Group Search: art in the library. Director/Curator of Artspeak 1999–2004.

  • Jeff Derksen

    Jeff Derksen, (b. 1958), is a cultural critic and a poet who works at Simon Fraser University. Derksen graduated with distinction from the David Thompson University Center in 1984 with a bachelor in Arts and Science. His writing on art and culture has appeared in Springerin, Hunch, C magazine, Open Letter, Poetics Journal, XCP, amongst others. He has two books of critical essays forthcoming: After Euphoria: art / space / neoliberalism (EC Press/JPR Ringier), and Annihilated Time: Poetry and Other Politics (Talonbooks). Derksen was a research fellow at the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics (CUNY Graduate Center) and is a founding member of the Kootenay School of Writing. Under the name Urban Subjects, he collaborates with Sabine Bitter and Helmut Weber on curatorial projects and visual research.

  • Carol Williams

  • Cate Rimmer

    Cate Rimmer, 1961, is a curator from Calgary, Alberta currently working at the Charles H. Scott Gallery where she has curated numerous group and solo exhibitions. She was the founding Director/Curator of Artspeak Gallery, Director of Truck Gallery and was a Curator in Residence at the Saidye Bronfman Centre in Montreal. Rimmer has published reviews, articles and catalogue texts. She received a diploma in Curatorial Studies from Emily Carr and graduated with a MLitt (with distinction) in Museum and Gallery Studies from the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Exhibitions

Reading

LORNA BROWN
March 24–April 21, 1990

Publications

  • Reading

    Reading front
    Reading back

    Title: Reading
    Category: Exhibition Catalogue
    Artist: Lorna Brown
    Writers: Carol Williams
    Editor: Jeff Derksen
    Design: Keith Martin
    Publisher: Artspeak
    Year published: 1990
    Pages: 20pp
    Cover: Paper
    Binding: Staple Bound
    Process: Offset
    Features: 14 b&w images
    Dimensions: 30 x 21.5 x 0.3 cm
    Weight: 114 g
    ISBN: 0-0921394-08-X
    Price: $4 CDN

    Assumptions about essentialist sexual differentiation, photography and issues of (im)propriety in public spaces are investigated by Brown and responded to by Williams.