Media @ McGill

Graduate Student Travel Awards 2015-2016

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Hubert Alain - Travel to Toronto, ON to present "Banal Matter(s): Outline for a Political Theory of Disappearance" at the "Strategies of Critique" conference

Tawny Andersen - Travel to Prague, Czech Republic to present "Performativity as Praxis, Medium, and Method” at the “Artistic
Research: Is There Some Method?" conference

Steph Caskenette - Travel to San Francisco, CA, USA to present small game and custom hardware controller at Game Developers Conference

Shana Cooperstein - Travel to New York, NY, USA to present “Drawing Lines, Contracting Habit: Félix Ravaisson, De l’habitude and Learning to See À Coup d’Oeil” at the Thirteenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Nineteenth-Century Art

Lindsay Corbett - Travel to University of Kansas, KS, USA to present "Serving Justice: Ritual, Retribution and the Piazzetta di San Marco," Sensorial Encounters: Body, Object and Environment Symposium

Li Cornfeld  - Travel to Las Vegas, NV, USA to perform research at the Consumer Electronics Show

Zoe de Luca - Travel to Plymouth, UK to present "From Plymouth to Possession Island: The British Imperial Project in Captain James Cook’s Possessive Cartographies and Beyond," at the 15th Annual Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA) Conference

Ayanna Dozier - Travel to London, UK to present "Blackness in Action: Disrupting the Construction of “Black” Monstrosity in Visual Culture" at "Artists’ Moving Image in Britain: From 1990 to Today" conference, and to perform archival research

Paul Fontaine - Travel to India to perform PhD field research

Anne-Sophie Garcia - Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia to present "The Temporality of Historical Injustice: Light and Afterimages in Alfredo Jaar’s The Geometry of Conscience," at Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) conference, Halifax, NS, Canada

Lotfi Gouigah - Travel to Los Angeles, CA, USA to perform archival research, Getty Center, interview American artist Lynn Hershman Leeson, and attend Live Artists Live: Performance Art and the Archive (Jan. 28-29, 2016), University of Southern California

Tomasz Grusiecki - Travel to Boston, MA, USA to present "Connoisseurship as a Dialogic Process: The Kunstkammer of Sigismund III Vasa" at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America

Ali Karimi - Travel to Afghanistan to perform PhD field research

Isabelle Lynch - Travel to New York, NY, USA to view exhibition, "Anri Sala: Answer Me" at the New Museum

Sophie Lynch - Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia to present “Pixelated Camouflage and Poor Images: Abstraction and Dematerialization in the Work of Hito Steyerl” at Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) conference

Errol Salamon - Travel to Minneapolis, MN, USA to present “Alan M. Thomas’ Concept of the Active Audience in People Talking Back,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

Ayesha Vemuri - Travel to India to perform MA field research