Ryeberg Curators

  • Matt Cahill
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    Matt Cahill is a writer, photographer, and psychotherapist. He is the author of The Society of Experience, a novel. He lives in Toronto. For more Matt Cahill, click here.Go to curator page
  • Mary Ellen Carroll
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    Mary Ellen Carroll is a conceptual artist living and working in Houston, Texas and New York City. She is the recipient of numerous grants and honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rockefeller Fellowship, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship and a Pollack/Krasner Award. She was awarded a fellowship from the Pennies from Heaven Fund, for her contribution to New York City as a visual artist for work that is advanced, experimental, and socially visionary. Carroll teaches architecture at Rice University in Houston, Texas, where in 2009 she realized Project Prototype 180, a work of art that aimed to make architecture performative by inverting an acre of land and the domestic structure that is on it 180 degrees. Her work has been exhibited at numerous galleries and institutions around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the ICA, London; Museum fur Volkerkunde, Munich; the ICA, Philadelphia; MOMUK, Vienna; and the Renaissance Society, Chicago. It also resides in numerous public and private collections. "Mary Ellen Carroll" is published by Steidl/Mack. For more MEC, go here.Go to curator page
  • Kyl Chhatwal
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    Kyl Chhatwal is a short story writer, a sometimes actor, and a sometimes editorialist with the Kitchener-Waterloo Record. A production of his first play, "I'll Be Here," appeared in Toronto in 2009. Kyl lives in Toronto.Go to curator page
  • Sammy Chien
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    Sammy Chien is an interdisciplinary media artist who merges cinema, sound, new media and dance. He is a co-founder/artistic director of the Chimerik collective. His wide-ranging and often collaborative artistic projects, which include films, video installations, art exhibitions, and dance performances, have featured in Canada, Western Europe, and Asia including the Centre Pompidou Paris, the Museum of Contemporary Arts Taipei, and the National Centre for the Performing Arts Beijing. Sammy has also mentored or collaborated with community groups (low-income residents, gender and ethic minorities, youths) on projects that integrate art, science and technology. Sammy is also known for his DJing at art shows, underground parties, and concerts. Read more about Sammy here.Go to curator page
  • Kevin Chong
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    Kevin Chong is the author of five books including a novel, "Beauty Plus Pity," a memoir, "My Year of the Racehorse," and a biography, "Northern Dancer: The Legendary Horse that Inspired a Nation." He's an editor at Joyland and teaches creative writing at UBC.Go to curator page
  • Joe Cobden
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    Joe Cobden is an award-winning actor/performer from Montreal, currently living in Toronto. He was the first anglophone to receive a "Les Masques" award (For Revelation of the Year). He spent more than two years working on "The Eco Show" (with theatre creator Daniel Brooks of Necessary Angel) and "Untitled Faction Project" (with Ame Henderson of Public Recordings). Film credits include "Blindness" (dir. Fernando Mereilles), "I'm Not There" (dir. Todd Haynes), and "Le Piege Americain" (dir. Charles Biname) and he has the lead role in the feature film "Peepers," from Automatic Vaudeville. Joe's recent film directing credits inlcude music videos for Miriam Makeba ("Help") and Fats Waller ("Sigh"). "Sigh" has played at over 20 film festivals worldwide and won the People's Choice award at the Cabbagetown Film Festival. More from Joe Cobden here.Go to curator page
  • Lynn Crosbie
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    Lynn Crosbie is the author of a book length poem entitled “Liar” and is the coolest poet in Canada. She has published two novels with House of Anansi Press, "Life Is About Losing Everything" and "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" Lynn is an English Literature Ph.D. She has lectured on and written about visual art at the AGO, the Power Plant, and OCAD University where she taught for six years. She is an award-winning journalist with a regular column in the Globe and Mail called "Pop Rocks." She is also an ardent admirer, and fan of Michael Jackson.Go to curator page