Primary Investigator
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Kirsty Robertson

Primary Investigator

Kirsty Robertson (she/her) is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Director of Museum and Curatorial Studies at Western University, Canada. Robertson has published widely on activism, visual culture, and museums, culminating in her book Tear Gas Epiphanies: Protest, Museums, Culture (MQUP 2019). Robertson is a founding member of the Synthetic Collective, project co-lead on A Museum for Future Fossils (an ongoing “vernacular museum” focused on responding curatorially to ecological crisis), and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Curating at Western University. Her most recent exhibition is Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Through (with the Synthetic Collective), Art Museum at the University of Toronto. 

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