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Book launch: Non-Regular: Precarious academic labour at Emily Carr University of Art + Design

October 23, 2018 at 6pm - 9pm
Aboriginal Gathering Place, Emily Carr University
520 E 1st Ave
Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2
Join us for the launch of "Non-Regular," a book made in collaboration with 27 instructors and artists speaking candidly about the conditions of their labour. To mark its publication, a panel of artists and researchers will consider the question: HOW DOES EMPLOYMENT PRECARITY AFFECT OUR ART AND RESEARCH PRACTICES? With: * Deneige Nadeau, ECUAD sessional instructor, Critical & Cultural Studies * Kristina Lee Podesva, artist, writer, editor and ECUAD sessional instructor * Terra Poirier, Non-Regular editor and ECUAD grad * Rita Wong, poet, activist & former ECUAD Faculty Association President Moderated by Magnolia Pauker, ECUAD lecturer, Critical & Cultural Studies Reception at 6pm followed by artists' talk Books will be available for purchase or you can pre-order them at: We gratefully and respectfully acknowledge that we are located on the occupied territories of the xwməθkwəýəm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səÍílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The ECUAD Aboriginal Gathering Place is wheelchair accessible. Presented by UNIT/PITT Projects and the Emily Carr University Faculty Association. A Vancouver Art Book Week event. Books also available at the Vancouver Art Book Fair Oct 18-21. Learn more about the book: UNIT/PITT gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Canada Council, the British Columbia Arts Council, and the City of Vancouver.


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