WIAprojects Window Box Gallery, Gallery 1313, Emerging Curators, Sept 2022-Sept 2023
Cecily Ou & Ella Taylor will be joining WIAprojects as Emerging Curators for the Window Box Gallery at Gallery 1313!
Much thanks to Phil Anderson for supporting this program for graduating OCADU curatorial students.
Cecily Ou is a writer, curator, and independent textile practitioner based in the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, Wendat, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations in Tkaronto. Her practice is focused on community-based projects, de-centralized arts production, and the insurgent influence of craft media within cultural institutions. Recent publications are found in The Senses and Society. She is currently finishing her BA at OCAD University, where she is also on the advisory committee of Onsite Gallery.
Ella Taylor is a curator, writer, and artist based in the
traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, Wendat, and the
Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations in Tkaronto. Ella’s work engages with
pedagogies of place, queer theory, community-based projects, and gardening. Ella
curated the online exhibition making with/becoming with (2021) and is
currently working as a curatorial researcher alongside Pam Patterson and two
graduate students at 113 Research project gallery at OCAD University. Ella
is studying at OCADU and is pursuing a BFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice
with a minor in Art and Social Change.