Elizabeth Davis holds a BA in Art History and Political Science from McGill University and is currently a MA candidate in the Department of Art History at Concordia University. Elizabeth's current research focuses on fat subjectivity, vulnerability and shame in the art of Laura Aguilar and Jenny Saville.
Petra Höller is an artist, poet and arts facilitator originally from unceded Syilx/Okanagan Nation territory in the area referred to as British Columbia. They are currently an undergraduate studying Art History and Studio Arts at Concordia University in Tiohtiá:ke/Montréal on unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka. Their research and visual practise explore the legacies of North American popular culture and myth-making.
Mikhel Proulx researches contemporary art and digital culture. Mikhel is a PhD student and faculty member in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Montreal. His research considers Queer and Indigenous artists working with networked media. He is a Canada Graduate Scholar and a Jarislowsky Foundation Doctoral Fellow in Canadian Art History. His writing has been published widely, and he has curated exhibitions across Canada, Europe and the Middle East.
Hanss Lujan Torres (b. Cusco, Peru) is an artist, curator and MA candidate in the Department of Art History at Concordia University. Hanss received a BFA in Visual Arts and a Minor in Art History and Visual Culture from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Currently their research considers identity politics, queer theory, and the archive as points of departure to examine the social impact of contemporary art.
Kanwal Syedholds a BFA in Sculpture from the National College of Arts, Pakistan and an MA in Art History from University Sains Malaysia, with the thesis, “Caught in The Middle: Socio-Political Imageries in Contemporary Art in Pakistan Post 9/11 (2001-2013).” Author of two journal articles, she is currently a PhD candidate and a part-time faculty in the Department of Art History at Concordia University. Recipient of Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC) research grant 2018-2019, her research interests encompass Pakistani Art with an emphasis on nuanced artistic representations of urban female subjectivities in contemporary Pakistani art discourse post 9/11 and the ongoing War on Terror.