Oct. 24: Announcing Curator’s Talk & Award Ceremony

Join us for the Third Annual Award Ceremony & Curator’s Talk with Adam Barbu, Winner of the Middlebrook Prize
Barbu discusses his winning exhibition The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow, now at the Art Gallery of Guelph

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 4 pm  |  Art Gallery of Guelph

The first of its kind in Canada, the Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators aims to inspire positive social change through creativity and connectedness in a time of unprecedented economic, environmental, social, and cultural challenges. Adam Barbu is the 3rd winner of the Middlebrook Prize, awarded for his exhibition project The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow, continuing at the Art Gallery of Guelph until December 13, 2015.

With The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow Barbu explores themes of doubt, resilience, and political agency through the work of six contemporary artists: Sunil Gupta (London UK), John Hanning (Brooklyn NY), Shan Kelley (Montreal), Julia Martin (Ottawa), David Poolman (Toronto) and Laurel Woodcock (Toronto). Barbu’s talk will focus on the work of these artists.

Saturday, October 24
4:00 pm: Wine and cheese reception courtesy of AGG (all are welcome)
4:30 pm: Curator’s Talk with Adam Barbu
5:15 pm: Awards Ceremony (open to the public)