People / Jacqueline Mabey

Research assistant. Jacqueline Mabey is an emerging curator, art historian, and critic. She received a General Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts and Film Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University (2003), an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Art History from McGill University (2006), and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Art History (Critical and Curatorial Studies) from the University of British Columbia. She has worked at Emotion Pictures, at Zeke’s Gallery (Montréal), the West Vancouver Museum, and the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Publications include “(Maybe if we stand absolutely still, no one will notice us)” (2007), “Touch Me I’m Sick” (2008), and “Painting and the Possibility of Postmodern Utopias” (2008). She has curated and co-curated exhibitions in Vancouver and Chonqqing, China, and served on the Board of Directors of Balcone Art Society. Her areas of interest include art and activism, the transmission of sub-cultural memory through visual representation, embodied theories of spectatorship and curatorial theory, and materiality and thing theory in relation to object making.