• Janice Wright Cheney, Spectre, 2014, crocheted wool, crystals, wooden armature, site-specific installation at the Banff Park Museum, 2014 (Photo by Sarah Fullerton)

Creature (Dis)comforts

Creature (Dis)Comforts was the first thematic workshop held as part of ArtCan's Ideas Stream. Participants gathered at The Banff Centre in May 2014 to explore representations of animals in Canadian art.

Overview
Taking Animals Seriously
Reading List

ArtCan is grateful to Charlene Quantz-Wold and The Banff Centre's staff for their hosting of this workshop. ArtCan would also like to acknowledge the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for the funding that has made projects such as this possible.