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Episode 208: What Are Our Supports? — with Joni Low

April 04, 2023
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Independent curator, writer, and SSHRC Doctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University's School for Contemporary Arts, Joni Low (劉植紅), joins our host Am Johal on this episode of Below the Radar to discuss Joni’s new book, What Are Our Supports?

Joni talks about the various contributors to the anthology and the modes of support local artists find and create. Am and Joni explore artistic practices and the different potential futures which artists are inviting into the city and the world.

About Our Guest

Joni Low

Joni Low (劉植紅) is an independent curator and writer living on unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ territories. Her practice explores interconnection, intercultural conversations, collaboration and sensory experience.

She has worked in non-profit visual arts organizations including the Vancouver Art Gallery, Centre A, and Long March Space Beijing. Low is a recipient of Canada Council for the Arts, British Columbia Arts Council, and City of Vancouver funding, and has served on numerous juries including the VIVA and Sobey Art Awards. 

Low recently co-edited a compendium anthology for the 2018 curatorial series, What are our Supports? with over 20 artists, writers, and poets. 

Currently a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow at Simon Fraser University's School for Contemporary Arts, Low's research-creation focuses on artists sensing otherwise through intermedial and intersensorial forms to access different ways of knowing, feeling and remembering, and interdisciplinary explorations of synaesthetic resonances across art, neuroscience and the humanities.

Cite This Episode

Chicago Style

Johal, Am. “What Are Our Supports?— with Joni Low.” Below the Radar, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement. Podcast audio, April 04, 2023.



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