Artsida9 Curatorial Committee:
Jordan is the Art & Communications Director of Artsida9 and this is his third year on the Artsida team. Since completing an MA in communications, focused on queer print media production, he’s been employed as AIDS Community Care Montreal’s communications coordinator. He also publishes Crooked, an independent magazine for queer creative writing and has given presentations of his work across North America and Europe.
Michael is from Miami, Florida and moved to Montreal to work at the McGill University Health Centre. He’s a practicing Clinical Immunologist & Allergist and has been involved in HIV/AIDS community care work for many years, previously having done rapid HIV testing in emergency rooms in Philadelphia and volunteering on the AIDS Action Committee’s national hotline in Boston. He’s been supporting ACCM by participating in the pride walk, Artsida, and other activities over the past few years.
Olivier is an arts entrepreneur and has been the director of an art gallery for more than 10 years. He works as an art consultant, art director and producer. He’s also recently joined an animation and motion design visual production studio as director of business development.
Tina was the Art & Communications Director of Artsida8. She has worked as an art critic and coordinator of art and media projects. She is currently the project manager of a McGill-hosted grant investigating arts-based approaches to transforming nurses’ work environments. This is her second time on the Artsida curatorial committee.
Virginie is an artist, cultural worker and independent curator. She is particularly interested in how her practice and research intersect with representation of LGBTQI+ minorities, as well as viewing the conditions of art production through the lens of feminist analysis.