About

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."

Audre Lorde

Bio

Liz Ikiriko (b.1977) is an independent curator, photo editor and photographer. She is currently an MFA candidate in Criticism and Curatorial Practice at OCAD University (2019). Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan - she now lives and works in Toronto with her husband and 2 kids.

Expertise

Liz Ikiriko has been immersed in the media arts community in Toronto for the past 13 years. Ikiriko has worked on national publications Toronto Life, Macleans, Canadian Business, AWAY magazine, and the Ethnic Aisle. As an independent curator she has exhibited across Canada, worked with artists internationally, facilitated workshops with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, has been published in Public Journal, MICE Magazine, Akimbo and teaches at Ryerson University. Her work is centred on addressing hidden histories and foregrounding platforms for underprivileged artists. She is committed to the creation of experiential, socially engaged art that is accessible to a wide public.