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Queen's University

Clive Robertson


phone: 613-533-6000 ext.77351

Website: Clive Robertson

Department of  Art
Ontario Hall 67 University Avenue
Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

Research Interests

Performance art, installations, audio art, video art and publishing across issues of community formation, representation and cultural mediation.

Cultural Studies Courses

ARTH 420/868*: Art and Activism

Department: Art Term Available: TBA Instructors:Clive Robertson

An examination of both modern and postmodern contemporary art as activism sampled from Western and non-Western practices. The chronological period of study is from the end of the 1960s to the present. Theoretical frameworks to be used include social movement theory, postcolonial theory, and critical museum studies.



Please contact the instructor for permission to take this course.

This course may be taken as CUST 890*. Please discuss with instructor

Recommended Reading:

Imagining Resistance - Visual Culture and Activism in Canada, eds. J Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2011, $39.95 Paper, 294 pp. ISBN13: 978-1-55458-257-0


Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000