Training with academic sector representatives

During the meeting the researchers will present social, cultural, ethical, gender, political, and artistic dimensions of visual communication pertaining to politics in North America.

Justyna Werbel will be presenting '.WAV' a video piece developed during the 2017 Global Experience Project where artist Isaac Julien was the overseeing mentor. Werbel's theme explored the idea of the event and anatomy of the marches that occurred between 2016-17. Symbols of collective gathering, the idea of growing public commons, the notion of place, space, and occupation, not to mention the issues of speaking for others, were a few areas of exploration during the development of this particular work.

Justyna Werbel (b.1983) obtained her BDes in Industrial Design and is currently perusing her masters in the IAMD program at OCADU in Toronto, Canada. Werbel's works dance between social practice, film, performance, sculptural installation, drawing and photography. Werbel creates interdisciplinary projects that require participation from an audience and involve social engagement as a method of research. Her work and has been made and presented in Poland, Germany, England, Israel, Uruguay, Brazil, India and Canada. She recently has been selected to participate in a 4-month long mentorship alongside filmmaker Isaac Julien as part of OCADU’s Global Experience Project. Werbel is currently in the midst of an artistic residency at the Inkubator Kultury in Szczecin, Poland.

LUSTYMA WERBEL. Contact CV WEBSITE ACTIONS/ACTIVITIES ‘SIANO’/ ‘HAY’ Flight 200 beats/minute - ongoing

Ella Tetrault is a Canadian artist residing in Berlin. She holds an MFA in Public Art and New Artistic Strategies from the Bauhaus University and a BA in International Development from the University of Toronto. As a former youth worker and international development student, she often makes use of qualitative research and narrative therapy methods. Her projects tend to take place over a long period. She uses lectures, film, and installation to explore the idea in narrative therapy that individuals are continuously reinventing their own history through re-telling their story. Throughout, there lies a desire to connect with others through curated environments and experimental methods of asking questions. She shares a collaborative practice with Bethany Riordan Butterworth- together, they curate the Fuller Terrace Lecture Series, a community lecture series and online platform in Halifax and Berlin. She will begin her PHD in Visual Arts at York University in the Fall.


6 of June, 2:00 - 4.00 pm
Szczecin, INKU Szczeciński Inkubator Kultury