From The Archives: Marilyn Nazar and Seika Boye

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From The Archives: Marilyn Nazar and Seika Boye

Friday July 10, 6 PM

Join us for a conversation between AGO Archivist Marilyn Nazar and artist and academic Seika Boye who will explore, based on their expert perspectives and experiences, how sites, memories and institutions shape our identity. The conversation will be anchored in looking at Grange Park through time.

Hosted by Bojana Stancic, AGO Assistant Curator of Live Projects and Performance.

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Seika Boye is a scholar, writer, educator and artist whose practices revolve around dance and movement. She is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of the Toronto, where she teaches practical and lecture courses. Invested in movement histories and the archive, Seika’s research explores Blackness and dancing in Canada and embodied learning and pedagogy. She has been published in numerous magazines and journals and curated the archival exhibition It’s About Time: Dancing Black in Canada 1900-1970 (2018) and co-curated Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario (2019).

Marilyn Nazar worked as practicing artist and arts administrator in Toronto. She returned to school to get her Master’s degree in Library & Information Studies (MLIS) at U of T, and worked as an archivist at U of T briefly before starting at AGO as Archivist in fall of 2011.

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