Chantal Gibson is an artist-educator working in the overlap between visual and literary art. Named a CBC favorite for spring 2019, her first book, How She Read, is a collection of genre-blurring poems that challenge the representation of Black women, their hearts, minds and bodies, across the Canadian cultural imagination. (Caitlin Press)
Join me in August. I will be reading at The 36th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts.
Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 pm
Book launch and reading from Gibson’s forthcoming book of poetry, How She Read, at Open Space.
Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2:00 pm
Artist talk and panel discussion on confronting the romance of empire in education and cultural institutions, alongside Victoria-based educators, curators, and artists.
Ladies Night: Reading Women in the City 6:30pm to 8:30pm with Chelene Knight, Juliane Okot Bitek and guest Whitney French.
How She Read: (re)Visiting my Mother's Nova Scotia. Virtual artist talk February 10th at 2pm.
Chantal Gibson in Conversation with Lawrence Hill
April 27, 2018. SFU Dean's Lecture on Information and Society.
Souvenir (2018). Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art.
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
January 26-April 22, 2018
Musee des Beaux-Arts Montreal