Art History Master's Candidate, York University
Belinda Ho-Yan Kwan (b. 1993) is an emerging art historian, curator, and artist who is completing her MA in Art History at York University. She is simultaneously completing a postgraduate diploma in Curatorial Practice. She holds a BFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University. Her curatorial and art-historical studies focus on occurrent and contentious-political artworks. She is concerned with the way in which such practices reveal the relationship between urban infrastructure and socio-political ontologies. With an emphasis on post-critical theory and intersectionality, her current research examines the ways in which artistic practices do or do not make social activism more effective.
From Self-Care to Community Care: Unconventional Support Structures
BY BELINDA KWAN
@ VOL 13
ON NOV 25, 2016
Belinda Kwan is an emerging art historian & writer who is completing her graduate studies. Her research focuses on politically-engaged art, especially in terms of their contribution to anti-oppression movements. Using personal anecdotes, she explores forms of interdependency and care that exist outside of organizational/institutional frameworks.