Guest Curator: Lesley Johnstone

Lesley Johnstone
Conservatrice,
Musée d'artcontemporain
de Montréal
www.macm.org


Lesley Johnstone has been curator at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal since 2007. She was co-curator of the 2011 Québec Triennial, as well as the curator of solo exhibitions by such artists as Tino Sehgal, Eve Sussman, Valérie Blass, Luanne Martineau, Lynne Marsh, and Francine Savard. Her group exhibition Yesterday’s Tomorrows brought together Québec, Canadian and international artists who revisit Modernist architecture and design.

Prior to her nomination at the MACM, Lesley Johnstone was Artistic Director of the International Garden Festival at the Jardins de Métis from 2003 to 2007, and Head of Publications at the Canadian Centre for Architecture from 1998 to 2003. She has worked as an independent curator, written many catalogue texts and edited of a number of critical anthologies and monographs on contemporary Canadian art, including Hybrids: Reshaping the Contemporary Garden in Métis, Sight Lines: Reading Contemporary Canadian Art, and Studiolo: The Collaborative Work of Martha Fleming and Lyne Lapointe.

Aisha Cousins
Lucy (for Cynthia and Waldorf)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: hiwasaki and ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Other.
Alejandra Regalado
Ideal Brand Journal bought in Oaxaca
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and ljohnstone. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Photography.
Alisha B. Wormsley
Children of NAN:Chapter1: The Experiments
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Bayete Ross Smith
Our Kind of People part 1
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beryl goldberg
Fati winnowing
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone, llcollins, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Beverly Terry
The Youth
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Bruce Campbell
Space Frame Device (Hack, Space, About, Apart)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Carlos Aguasaco
Medialengua
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, dhaggag, ljohnstone, local project, and snewman. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Cheyrl Molnar
Mulhollnd Dr. (Detail)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Mixed Media and Painting.
Chloe Bass
Process Late Lunch
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: hiwasaki and ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Film/Video and Other.
damali abrams
Autobiography of a Year
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150 and ljohnstone. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Film/Video, Installation, and Other.
Ellie Irons
Invasive Pigments Sampler
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, bshertz, dsimon, ljohnstone, rthomas, and snewman. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Emily Hass
Hardenbergerstraße, 24 Windows, former residence of Herbert Bayer
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bshertz and ljohnstone. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing and Painting.
Erika Yeomans
Entr'acte
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Erin Gleason
Rise of the Greenlandic Metropolis
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.
Fay Ku
Hair Dress
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, bshertz, dmarrow, fneal, ljohnstone, and snewman. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Mixed Media, and Painting.
Francine LeClercq
Title Pending
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing and Painting.
Gregory Michael Carter
Iran contraband that they sponsored (I thought what I'd do was pretend I was one of those deaf mutes)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone, mfancy, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Digital, Mixed Media, Painting, and Print Making.
Isabelle Garbani
Love and Death, Archiving the 21st century
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, jsramirez, and ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Installation, Mixed Media, Other, and Sculpture.
Jain Kwak
Prayer Request
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
jan mollet
low fat pop
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bdanderson, ljohnstone, and vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Installation.
Jason A Cina
Slab 3 of 8
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, ljohnstone, and vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Mixed Media and Painting.
Jose Arias
Horny
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Laura Napier
Happy Valley
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone and snewman. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn
Baye Fall à Touba
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone and lmichael. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Mireille Liong
Crown of Locs
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Nadege Morey
White and Black Lines
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Nicky Enright
The Globo
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: cvassallo and ljohnstone. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Digital, Installation, Mixed Media, Other, and Print Making.
Norman Mooney
Star No.1 and Star No.2
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, ljohnstone, and rthomas. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Rob Campbell
Paddock
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Sarah Cameron Sunde
36.5 / phases of the moon
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, dmarrow, hiwasaki, ljohnstone, sdobbin, and snewman. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Film/Video, Installation, and Other.
Taiyo Kimura
Untitled (stool for museum guard)
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Thomas Allen Harris
(THREE) Some 3
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bshertz, ljohnstone, llcollins, pazt, pgoodwin, snewman, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Film/Video and Photography.
Vincent Bezuidenhout
Green Point Common
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Vincent Romaniello
Village Drones
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Installation and Mixed Media.
Yichen Zhou
Untitled
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, dmarrow, ljohnstone, llcollins, lmichael, and pazt. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Yoko Haraoka
mugshots
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone and sdobbin. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Photography.
Yves Tessier
Shoe Fitting
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bdanderson and ljohnstone. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.