Spotlight: Lauren Fournier


If the 2018 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators is any indication, it looks like York University might be paving the way for yet another up-and-coming curatorial powerhouse. At Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel on March 7, PhD candidate Lauren Fournier was announced the winner of the prestigious prize recognizing Canadian curators under 30.

Her proposed exhibition, Epistemologies of the Moon, brings together contemporary, Canadian and Indigenous artists and collectives who are engaging with the symbolism and imagery of the moon as a historically feminine – and, more recently, feminist – symbol, and opening it up to new meanings in the present.

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