So excited to announce that I will be the student keynote presenter at Intersections|Cross-sections Graduate Conference and Art Exhibition!
Treva Michelle Legassie is a PhD candidate and Adjunct Professor in the department of Communication Studies at Concordia University and the Assistant Director of the Speculative Life Research Cluster atMilieux Institute. Legassie’s work borrows from interdisciplinary methods and her background as a researcher, curator, artist, and ethnographer.
Her writing has been published in PUBLIC Journal, Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Open Cultural Studies, The Senses & Society, InterARTive, and AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples. She has also curated new media based exhibitions such as #NATURE (2016) and Influenc(Ed.) Machines (2015). Legassie holds an MA from OCAD University in Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories, with a focus in new media, and a BFA from OCAD University majoring in Art Criticism and Curatorial Practice.
Her keynote is titled: “Mangles and Intersections: Feminist art-science laboratories and the ethics of care”.