Critical Discussion

Chantel Mierau, image courtesy of artist

Theory at Home

Action and Contemplation in Creative Practice with Chantel Mierau

  • May 21, 2020, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Zoom

Free, everyone welcome to attend! Please email Adriana at programs@mawa.ca for Zoom login.

Buckling down and getting things done, quietly waiting for things to come together... What do we do when we go to the studio? What is studio work? And what about that slippery word “productivity”? In this Theory and Beer, participants will discuss these and other questions in the context of a smattering of short excerpts from writings by Jenny Odell, Annie Dillard and Hannah Arendt.

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  • Chantel Mierau

    Chantel Mierau is a Winnipeg-based artist working in video, performance, printmaking and textiles. She graduated with a BFA from the University of Manitoba in 2011. She has exhibited locally and nationally, and most recently showed at the Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Art in 2019 with a solo show titled Three Chores. Her work centres on themes of labour, craft and the body.

    Photo by Caitlin Spencer