Candace Couse

Monday, 11 May 2015

Recent/Upcoming Work

Here are a few upcoming tidbits/updates from recent activities. More information on upcoming exhibitions and a full CV can always be found (in a some state of incompleteness!) on the website: www.candacecouse.net

Exhibitions 

                        Niagara Artists Centre, Waste, exhibited at Consuming Intimacies: Bodies, Labour, Care, and Social Justice, St. Catharines, Canada, held October 15–16th

Mansfield College, Waste, exhibited at The Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Project: 2nd Global Meeting, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom, July 11th -13th

60 Second International Film Festival (60 SIFF), Coping Mechanism, Open Space, Anamnagar, Kathmandu, Nepal June 16th

Exhibition Hall, From Likeness to Fiction: The Portrait Inside Out, A collaborative project curated by Janet Werner, Department of Creative and Festival Arts, The University of The West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad W.I. May 24th - June 6th

60 Second International Film Festival (60 SIFF), Coping Mechanism, Karachi, Pakistan, May 16th


Rodman Hall Art Centre, From Likeness to Fiction: The Portrait Inside Out, A collaborative project curated by Janet Werner, St. Catharines, ON, April 1st – 26th

Public Talks/Lectures/Conference Presentations 

                        Couse, C. (2015, July) Sick Negotiating Body Trauma through Visual Art Practice. Paper presented at The Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement Project: 2nd Global Meeting Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
                       
                        Couse, C. (2015 May) Artist Talk, Laura Secord Secondary School, St. Catharines, Canada

                        Couse, C. (2015, January) Artist Talk/The Historical Context of Fibre Art, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada

Publications

      Journal articles and features written about works by Candace Couse including images:

Swinkels, Dorothé. “Candace Couse: Hand Over Foot.” Dutch International Textile Magazine Textiel Plus, Issue 232, August 2015.

Rutigliano, Alessio. "Candace Couse: Coping Mechanism." (major interview feature) 2014 Biennial Edition VIDEOFOCUS, Special Issue, Stigmart 10 Art Review Oct. 2014: 70-77. 

Membership in Academic or Professional Societies

·         Graduate Student Associate status in the Humanities Research Institute (HRI)

Awards, Distinctions, Fellowships

2015-2018       Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship: 36 months, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)


Saturday, 10 January 2015

New Painting: Maybe Painting isn't the Worst

Painting has been driving me nuts over the last 9 months or so. I have not made anything that seemed to work. About three months ago I declared that painting was "the worst" and just stopped doing it. Yesterday I finished this tiny little piece, and while it is not in anyway a masterpiece, it does seem to suggest to me that maybe painting can stop being 'the worst' for now, anyway.