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Visual Arts Open Talk: Sean Lee

Visual Arts Open Talk: Sean Lee

The Visual Arts Open Lecture Series at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Bldg at the Banff Centre presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators, and academics.

Join Sean Lee, faculty for the Banff Artist in Residence Spring 2023 program. Lee is an artist and curator and is currently the Director of Programming at Tangled Art + Disability. In addition to his role at Tangled, Lee is an independent lecturer, speaker, and writer adding his insights and perspectives to conversations surrounding Disability Arts across Canada, the United States and internationally.

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May 29, 2023
4pm - 5:30pm
Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Building, 204
Free Event
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Lee will give his insights into the boundary breaking aspects of accessible curatorial practices, pushing beyond compliance-based understandings of access towards liberatory approaches. Exploring the notion of disability arts as the ‘last avant-garde’ movement, as coined by Turner Prize-nominated artist Yinka Shonibare, Lee advocates for a pivotal shift in our understanding of the relationship between art and disability.

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