Podcast, Arts & Culture, Urban Issues

Episode 243: League — with Germaine Koh

June 04, 2024
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Artist and curator Germaine Koh joins our host Am Johal on this week’s episode of Below the Radar.

Together, they chat about some of Germaine’s work—including her ongoing project League—and the incorporation of sport into art. Germaine also shares stories about receiving a 2023 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts, the importance of unproductivity, and her projects on Salt Spring Island. 

About Our Guest

Germaine Koh

Germaine Koh is a Canadian artist and curator based on the west coast of Turtle Island, in traditional Coast Salish territories.

Her work adapts familiar situations, everyday actions and common spaces to encourage connections between people, technology, and natural systems. Her ongoing projects include Home Made Home, an initiative to build and advocate for alternative forms of housing, and League, a participatory project using play as a form of creative practice. From 2018 to 2020 she was the City of Vancouver’s first Engineering Artist in Residence, and was Koerner Artist in Residence at the University of British Columbia for 2021. In 2023-24 she was a Shadbolt Fellow in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University. Koh was awarded a 2023 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.

Cite This Episode

Chicago Style

Johal, Am. “League — with Germaine Koh.” Below the Radar, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement. Podcast audio, June 4th, 2024.


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