Luis Jacob

Tangled Gardens & Vacant Lots 

Centrepiece speaker

Confederation Centre for the Arts, Studio One

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:30-5:30pm


Luis Jacob is a Toronto-based artist and curator whose work destabilizes conventions of viewing and invites a collision of meanings. He has achieved an international reputation, with exhibitions of his work at Montreal Biennial (2016); Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, and La Villa du Parc centre d’art contemporain, Annemasse (2015); Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Pennsylvania, and Limerick City Gallery of Art (2014); Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, and Centro Párraga, Murcia (2013). In 2016, he curated the exhibition “Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto” at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto.  In 2015, he co-curated the conference “This is Paradise: Art and Artists in Toronto” with Barbara Fischer, in collaboration with Kitty Scott.