“Making art more accessible”; CBC Information Morning- Saint John, August 11, 2016
The Executive Director of ArtsLink NB, Gillian Dykeman speaks about The Short and Sweet Speaker Series.
“The arts are for everyone, and are vital for all New Brunswickers. ArtsLink works on your behalf to both elevate the arts as a profession, and to build larger, better-engaged audiences. I was delighted to discuss the motivations behind our Short and Sweet speaker series on CBC’s information morning in Saint John. Here’s a link to the interview.”
Gillian Dykeman is a Canadian artist whose research and projects describe the sexual politics of landscape through and intersectional feminist and postcolonial framework. Dykeman seeks inroads to subjectivity and agency by working across mediums and disciplines such as performance, video, sound, installation, and art criticism. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, and she is the host and producer of Working (it) Out, the ArtSlant podcast. She recently completed graduate research at the University of Toronto, obtaining a Masters in Visual Culture, and has a BFA from NSCAD University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and abroad, and she has participated in artist residencies across Canada. She is the executive director to ArtsLink NB, a nonprofit arts advocacy organization for the province of New Brunswick.