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Oct 2 - Oct 2
11am-12pm MDT




Join us for an artist talk by Patrick Cruz in conversation with Christina Battle. This talk is in conjunction with his exhibition Kitchen Codex, curated by Christina Battle, in the gallery August 28 to October 2.

Patrick Cruz is an interdisciplinary Filipino-Canadian artist, organizer and educator born and raised in Quezon City, Philippines currently living and working on the unceded land of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Cruz studied painting at the University of The Philippines Diliman, holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Guelph and a certificate in Pochinko clowning. Cruz is a co-founding member of Kamias Special Projects (KSP) a curatorial collective that hosts the Kamias Triennial in his hometown of Quezon City.

Christina Battle is an artist, curator and educator based in Amiskwacîwâskahikan, (also known as Edmonton, Alberta), within the Aspen Parkland: the transition zone where prairie and forest meet. Battle’s work focuses on thinking deeply about the concept of disaster and the ways in which it might be utilized as a framework for social change. Much of this work extends from her recent PhD dissertation (2020) which looked closer to community responses to disaster: the ways in which they take shape, and especially to how online models might help to frame and strengthen such response.

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