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Montreal (QC), July 25, 2016 – In association with the upcoming World Social Forum 2016 held in Montreal from August 9th to August 14th, (t)here., as part of the Department of Art History of Concordia University, is proud to present its finissage discussion panel, featuring special guest Alvis Choi a.k.a Alvis Parsley. The event will be held at the EV Junction, the atrium near Room 2.785, on the second floor of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex (1515 St. Catherine W.), on August 11th, at 2pm. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
The discussion will cover the topic of borders, its definition and redefinition by artists, and its impact on migrants, but also on borderland residents. This panel follows the themes of this year’s World Social Forum’s goal to explore notions of migration and citizenship.
The panel will start with a short presentation by a selection of authors of the publication, found online at, http://t-here-wsf.tumblr.com before having Alvis Choi present their own recent work with “Butterfly” – Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network. A short and informal Q&A will follow, with the project organisers, authors, and guests. Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.
Participating authors, and guest – Nick Cabelli, Sherry Babadjanov, Alvis Choi a.k.a. Alvis Parsley, and Helen Watts.
Organisers— Camille Devaux, naakita feldman-kiss, and Coltrane McDowell.
(t)here. is presented in partnership with Concordia University’s Ethnocultural Art Histories Research Group (EAHR), sponsored by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for the Study of Canadian Art
would like to thank the Fine Arts Student Relations, the Department of Art History, Concordia University itself and the World Social Forum. A special thank you to Dr. Alice Ming Way Wai Jim for her advice and help.