YYZ IS PLEASED TO PRESENT
ARTIST TALK WITH BRYNN HIGGINS-STIRRUP IN CONVERSATION WITH ALANNA THAIN
AT 7:00 PM ON THURSDAY JULY 7, 2022
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BRYNN HIGGINS-STIRRUP is a Canadian interdisciplinary artist working in drawing and sculpture. Higgins-Stirrup was an Artist-in-Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus in Doha, Qatar (2020) and returned a year later to present the solo exhibition Figure Drawn at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts in Qatar along with a publication on her work of the same name.
She is a recent recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts Concept to Realization Grant to support her exhibition at YYZ. She has presented exhibitions internationally and is the recipient of multiple major grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the University of Michigan. She is currently exhibiting her work Hand in Handat Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, USA.
Higgins-Stirrup holds an MFA in Visual Art from the University of Michigan. She has completed residencies and research-creation grants internationally in Canada, the United States, India, Switzerland, and Japan.
ALANNA THAIN is professor of cultural studies, world cinemas and feminist studies at McGill University. She directs the Moving Image Research Lab, devoted to the study of bodies in moving image media. She writes about dance, cinema, performance, time and embodiment and is the author of Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema (U. of Minnesota Press, 2017).
Images Credit: Allan Kosmajac