My name is Marissa Neave and I am an emerging writer and curator currently based in Toronto.
The photography faculty at OCAD is hosting a silent auction in support of the Photography Department, where guests bid on disposable cameras used by prominent artists, curators, writers, musicians, directors and designers. While it may not be the most original silent auction idea, I still think it’s a very good one. It’s mysterious and filled […]
The recent proliferation of university-level curatorial programs inspires Gabrielle Moser to interrogate the necessity of curatorial training in the latest issue of C Magazine. Although Moser dedicates most of her essay to graduate-level programs, I thought I’d post some of my thoughts as an undergraduate student of OCAD’s Criticism and Curatorial Practice (CRCP) program. Here […]
In November 2008, at the invitation of Andrew Hunter, I co-curated a small exhibition at the Harbourfront Centre. Along with Ben Bruneau, Casey Hinton and Carlyanne Mersereau, we used four vitrines to trace the evolution of particular locations in Toronto: Garrison Creek/Trinity Bellwoods Park; the spot where the SS Noronic caught fire; the waterline between […]