Sunday Scene with Anna Hudson
Sun Nov 06 2022
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Join us for a Sunday Scene with art historian Anna Hudson, who will speak about the exhibition Arctic/Amazon: Networks of Global Indigeneity!
Anna Hudson (PhD, FRSC) is an art historian, curator, writer and educator specializing in Canadian Art, Curatorial and Indigenous Studies. Formerly Associate Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Hudson is now a professor of Art History and Visual Culture in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University (Toronto). In 2022, Hudson co-edited Qummut Qukiria! Art, Culture, and Sovereignty Across Inuit Nunaat and Sápmi: Mobilizing the Circumpolar North (Goosle Lane Editions) with Dr. Heather Igloliorte and Jan-Erik Lundström. The book is the final outcome of Hudson's SSHRC Partnership Grant, Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage, Hudson also continues to research and publish in the area of her doctoral dissertation, Art and Social Progress: the Toronto community of Painters (1933–1950), exploring the influence of scientific humanism on art, criticism, and cultural advocacy in the interwar years.