This blog chronicles the activities of Felicity Tayler, as scholar, artist, librarian and independent curator. In each of these roles she is concerned with media and cultural infrastructure as the material substrates for social imaginaries. Tayler is presently the Research Data Management Librarian at University of Ottawa // Bibliothécaire de gestion de donnés de recherche, Université d’Ottawa, and is appointed Interim Head, Research Services (Arts & Special Collections) // Chef par intérim, Services de recherche (Arts & Collections spéciales (Sept. 2020-2021).
As an artist, she has a relational practice that works across disciplines resulting in performances, publications and quirky institutional critique. Her related curatorial practice grows out of professional experience managing special library collections. She is the recipient of funding from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) for both her artistic and curatorial work.
From January 2017 to September 2018 she was an FRQSC and Arts and Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History of Art at University of Toronto. Her doctoral studies in Interdisciplinary Humanities at Concordia University were supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, she also holds a Masters in Library and Information Studies from McGill University.
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Contact: felicity.tayler (at) uottawa (dot) ca
Image: Courtesy of Étienne Tremblay-Tardiff