The Artist’s Voice
2022 Online Lecture Series
Women’s Art Association of Canada
Thursday January 27 at 11:00 a.m.—Rita Leistner & Don McKellar
Night Journeys in Locked-Down Toronto
Visual artist, photographer and documentary filmmaker Rita Leistner and actor, writer and filmmaker Don McKellar talk for the first time about their performative photographic collaboration set in Toronto at night and shot during the first year of the pandemic. First featured in the Globe and Mail in October 2021, Infinite Distance has its gallery debut on January 29th at the Stephen Bulger Gallery as part of the group show, Wanderlust. In this informal presentation, the two artists will discuss the genesis of the project, their process, inspirations and influences, and how making art during the pandemic provided a sustaining grounding experience in the midst of isolation and uncertainty.
ZOOM lectures 11 a.m.—12 p.m.