• Christina Battle

    Christina Battle’s artistic practice and research imagine how disaster could be utilized as a tactic for social change and as a tool for reimagining how dominant systems might radically shift. She has exhibited internationally in festivals and galleries most recently at: Latitude 53 (Edmonton), The John & Maggie Mitchell Gallery (Edmonton), Harbourfront Centre with SHATTERED MOON ALLIANCE (Toronto), Capture Photography Festival (Vancouver); Forum Expanded at the Berlinale (Berlin), Blackwood Gallery (Mississagua), and Trinity Square Video (Toronto).

  • Olivia Mossuto

    Olivia Mossuto is an emerging artist, curator, and writer based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She completed her undergraduate degree at Western University in London, Ontario and her MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, UK inb 2020. Her practice combines painting, sculpture, installation and experimentation as a way to conceptualize/rationalize affective qualities embedded within memories, images, and objects. Her approach frequently coalesces around topics of kitsch, craft, grief, and nature. Olivia is also the Coordinating Editor and DIY-archivist for the artist-run, not-for-profit, Embassy Cultural House in London, Ontario, Canada.


Seeds as Data (what we lose when the universal becomes proprietary)

Title: Seeds as Data (what we lose when the universal becomes proprietary)
Series Title: Beacon – a series in ten issues
Category: Criticism
Artist: Christina Battle
Paintings: Olivia Mossuto
Series Editor: Bopha Chhay
Design: Vicky Lum
Copyeditor: Gina Badger
Proofreader: Alexandra Bischoff
Publisher: Artspeak
Printed by: Metropolitan Fine Printers
Year Published: 2021
Pages: 20
Cover: soft
Binding: staples
Dimensions: 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Edition of 300
ISBN: 978-1-927630-15-0
Cost: $12
Subscription: $100

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‘BEACON – a pamphlet series in ten issues’ focuses on how the commitment of artists’ to wider social movements informs contemporary artistic practice. The series will feature texts by artists whose practices engage with language and visual arts.

Current issues:
01 – Ruth Buchanan
02 – Hong-Kai Wang
03 – Christina Battle
04 – Justine A. Chambers
05 – Jared Stanley and
Sameer Farooq

06 – Gelare Khoshgozaran
07 – Lana Lopsei
08 – Be Oakley
09 – Bopha Chhay
10 – Nasrin Himada