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Hrag Vartanian and Shary Boyle speaking in front of a crowd on the Gardiner Plaza

Hrag Vartanian in Conversation with Shary Boyle

Thu July 11, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Part of the Community Arts Space: What we long for
Podcast Project
Co-presented with Hyperallergic


Hrag Vartanian is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, a forum for serious, playful, and radical perspectives on art and culture. Coinciding with the public launch of the specially-commissioned Art Movements podcast series, Vartanian will moderate a public conversation with Canadian artist Shary Boyle on the social history of ceramic objects and contemporary art.

About Art Movements

Established in 2018, Art Movements is Hyperallergic’s leading art podcast designed to connect the general public to the diverse stories of art around the world. As a student at the University of Toronto, host Hrag Vartanian was a frequent visitor to the Gardiner Museum. Inspired by the Gardiner’s collection, the series invites prominent artists like Shary Boyle and Kent Monkman to explore the social history of ceramics and its multifaceted role in our culture. Learn more

About Community Arts Space: What we long for

Grounded in the ability of clay to transform, the Community Arts Space is a platform for experimentation and socially-engaged art. Established in 2016, the project connects artists, makers, organizers, and residents through the creation of public projects that inspire social action. This year, the Gardiner is showcasing four public projects inspired by the theme “What we long for.” Learn more

Image: Shary Boyle, Triumph of the Will, 2010, Gardiner Museum. Gift of Sarah and Tom Milroy. Photographer: Brian Boyle