Moving Trans History Forward Conference

KENT MONKMAN
Conference Keynote: “Trans as the New Frontier”
Moving Trans History Forward
March 22-25 2018

The Moving Trans History Forward Conference is proud to announce that Kent Monkman will deliver our Saturday evening keynote address, “Trans as the New Frontier.” This event is also open to the public (entrance by donation).

WHEN: Saturday evening, March 24th, 2018.

WHERE: David Lam Auditorium UVic

HOW MUCH:  FREE for all conference registrants. Open to the public by donation.

Kent Monkman uses brilliant artistic talents and a sharp wit to explore Indigenous and anti-colonialist perspectives on Canada’s History. Monkman is a Canadian Two-Spirit artist of Cree ancestry who works in painting, film/video, performance, and installation. Monkman has had solo and group exhibitions and performances at numerous prestigious Canadian and international museums, festivals, galleries, and other venues. Monkman’s works are exhibited in important collections including the National Gallery of Canada and the Smithsonian’s Museum of the American Indian, among others.

Conference registration will open January 2018.  Call for Papers will be announced shortly.  Please consider attending and submitting a proposal.

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