Announcing the 2022 Selected Exhibitions Jury

Capture is pleased to announce the jury who will be evaluating submissions to the 2022 Selected Exhibitions Program. In addition to Emmy Lee Wall, Capture’s Executive Director, the 2021 Capture Selected Exhibitions Jury includes:

Dana Claxton
Artist, Artist, Professor and Head Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory

Image courtesy of Dana Claxton

Dana Claxton (born in Yorkton, SK, Canada; lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada) is a critically acclaimed artist/filmmaker and works in film, video, photography, single- and multi-channel video installation, and performance art. Her practice investigates indigenous beauty, the body, the socio-political, and the spiritual. Dana’s work has been exhibited and collected internationally and her first major survey show was at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2018. She is Department Head and Professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and member of the Wood Mountain Lakota First Nations located in Southwest Saskatchewan.

Image courtesy of Sophie Hackett

Sophie Hackett
Curator, Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Sophie Hackett is the Curator, Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and adjunct faculty in Ryerson University’s master’s program in Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management. Hackett’s areas of specialty include vernacular photographs; photography in relation to queerness; and photography in Canada from the1960s to the 1990s. Her curatorial projects include Barbara Kruger: Untitled (It) (2010); Max Dean: Album, A Public Project (2012); What It Means To be Seen: Photography and Queer Visibility and Fan the Flames: Queer Positions in Photography (2014); Introducing Suzy Lake (2014); Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950s–1980s (2016); Anthropocene: Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (2018) and Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956–1971 (2020).

And, recent publications include “Queer Looking: Joan E. Biren’s Slide Shows” in Aperture (spring 2015), “Encounters in the Museum: The Experience of Photographic Objects” in the edited volume The “Public” Life of Photographs (Ryerson Image Centre and MIT Press, 2016), “Far and Near: New Views of the Anthropocene” in Anthropocene: Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (AGO and Goose Lane, 2018); and “Bobbie in Context” in the award-winning Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography (Steidl and The Walther Collection, 2020).

Stephanie Rebick
Associate Curator, Vancouver Art Gallery

Image courtesy of Stephanie Rebick

Stephanie Rebick is a curator, editor and writer based in the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəyəm (Musqueam), Sḵwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations. She currently works at the Vancouver Art Gallery where she is an Associate Curator and oversees the Gallery’s publishing program. She also frequently collaborates with Information Office, an art book publisher and design practice. She has curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions including Where do we go from here?, Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia, Robert Rauschenberg 1965­–1980, Out of Sight, Guo Pei: Couture Beyond, Cabin Fever, MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture and Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life; and has assisted with dozens of other exhibitions, publications and digital initiatives at the Gallery. She has contributed texts to a number of publications including KRAZY! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art, Visceral Bodies, Unreal, Grand Hotel and MashUp. Most recently she edited a book published by Phaidon on the work of Omer Arbel. Her curatorial interests include visual culture, new media and the intersection of craft, design and contemporary art.

Selected Exhibition submissions for the 2022 Festival are open until October 15, 2021 at 11:59pm.

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