Mapping a Hard Rain: Visuality and the Present with Brad Necyk

Our first conversation in the series will take place on September 25 (12-1pm) with artist and scholar Brad Necyk. mark your calendars! Check out more of Brad Necyk’s work by visiting his website.

Image by Brad Necyk from the series 'Just a Hard Rain'
Image by Brad Necyk from the series ‘Just a Hard Rain’

Brad Necyk received his MFA at the University of Alberta and is working through the mediums of photography, video, film and performance. He currently is the Artist in Residence with the Friends of the University Hospitals and Transplant Services Alberta Health Services for the length of 2015 and is a Master of Science candidate in Psychiatry. His current work focuses on ethnography, psychiatry, pharmaceutics and biopolitics. His other current work has been looking at ecology with a focus on specific objects within an ecosystem (plutonium-239, Junk DNA, viruses, Turing Tests, holograms) as strategic modes for engaging in artistic reproduction, mutations and revolt.  He has been shown around Canada, an artist in the 2015 Alberta Biennial, participated in artists’ residencies, delivered academic papers internationally, is a Scholar in the Integrative Health Institute at the University of Alberta and is currently teaching a number of senior level courses in Drawing and Intermedia at the University of Alberta.

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