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Curator's Tour with Lisa Deanne Smith

A text graphic - power, works by Rocky Dobey, Natalie King, Jamilya Lowe, Khadijah Morley, Ekow Nimako, Rajni Perera, Fiona Smyth

Curator's Tour with Lisa Deanne Smith

Friday, March 15, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


power offers artworks that challenge dominant capitalist and state capitalist worldviews. These Toronto-based artists use their eloquent sculpture, drawing, painting, installation, and video practices to inspire and reflect ways of being that reposition the meaning of power to be grounded in respect, cooperation, and emotional intelligence. 

Join power curator, Lisa Deanne Smith, for an in-depth curatorial tour

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About the Curator

A woman with brown bangs wearing red eyeglasses, long green earrings and a purple shirt
Lisa Deanne Smith

Lisa Deanne Smith (she/her) is the Senior Curator of Onsite Gallery, OCAD University. Her practice in the arts sector explores issues of voice, embodied experience, nonhuman centric worldviews, knowledge creation, and power. She actively addresses diversity in the gallery through its administration systems, curatorial methods, and outreach programming while engaging and attracting a community that culturally reflects our local community, which she carries to Onsite through former experiences working at YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Fuse Magazine, and Gallery 44. Selected curatorial projects include: pi'tawita'iek: we go upriver (a large-scale outdoor mural by Jordan Bennett on 100 McCaul Street), How will we be with you?, How to Breathe Forever, The Sunshine Eaters, Objects for Listening: Cheryl Pope, Ads for People: Selling Ethics in the Digital Age and I Wonder: Marian Bantjes


Onsite Gallery is generously supported by The Delaney Family.

We acknowledge the support of this exhibition from the Canada Council for the Arts