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Amy Bruce

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (University of Guelph); B.A. Honours (Carleton University); M.A. (Carleton University); Ph.D. (Carleton University)


Amy Bruce is a Contract Instructor at Carleton University’s College of the Humanities. She has held term appointments as contract instructor in the department of Art History at Carleton University and currently teaches at the Photographic School of Arts: Ottawa.

Research Interests

  • Contemporary art, biennials and exhibitions, global/world art history


2020                                        “From Official to Unscrupulous: #00Bienal de La Habana,” Biennial Foundation. (Sept 2020)

2020                                        “Is a Good Neighbour…? Semts, Scale and the 15th Istanbul Biennial,” OnCurating, Special Issue: “Contemporary Art Biennials – our hegemonic machines,” edited by Ronald Kolb, Shwetal A. Patel, Dorothee Richter, (June 2020)

2018                                        “International Contemporaneity and the Third Havana Bienal.” RACAR Vol 43, 2 (October 2018): 25-33, Guest Editors Marie Fraser and Alice Ming Jim, Critical Curating/Commissariat engagé.

2018                                        “‘From Official to Unscrupulous’/ How to Define an Art Biennial.” Political Architecture: Critical Sustainability (PA:CS). The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen. (Invited submission)