Uncontainable Collections Research Project
"The Uncontainable Collections Research Project is an online workshop series that invites local and global curators, conservators, scholars, and arts practitioners to discuss the care and engagement with institutional collections..."
Ways of Attuning: A Curatorial Study Group
"wave~form~projects in conjunction with Critical Distance Centre for Curators is excited to announce Ways of Attuning: A Curatorial Study Group, set to begin in late spring of 2022..."
Liz Ikiriko Chosen as 2022 STONELEAF Artist-in-Residence
"STONELEAF RETREAT is an artist residency and creative space for womxn and families, set in the Catskill Mountains of New York..."
On Identity: Liz Ikiriko in Conversation with June Clark, Dr. Kenneth Montague, and Bidemi Oloyede
"On Thursday, December 9, 2021, Aperture hosted the final event in an online series celebrating 'As We Rise: Photography from the Black Atlantic'..."
Bamako Encounters 2022 Participating Artists Announcement
"The team of Bamako Encounters is excited to announce the artists who will be participating in the 13th edition of the singular photographic and lens-based art biennale on the African continent..."
Holding Space for Beauty and BlacknessIs Love a Synonym for Abolition? reviewed
"Curated by Liz Ikiriko, this show poses necessary and timely questions, while holding space for the beauty, diversity, and complexity of Blackness..."
Liz Ikiriko announced as one of the curators for Rencontres de Bamako – African Biennale of Photography.
"For the 13th edition of the Bamako Encounters - African Biennale of Photography, on view at various venues in Bamako, Mali from November 20, 2021–January 20, 2022, the overarching focus lies on multiplicity, difference, becoming, and heritage.”
Is Love a Synonym for Abolition?
"Is Love a Synonym for Abolition? presents the question - can dreams exist in the temporal space of Black life devoid of subjection? Artists, Isabel Okoro and Timothy Yanick Hunter’s practices consider the impact of colonial, capitalist histories, and the lasting effects present in Africa and throughout the Diaspora; particularly in observance of our current age of anxiety, a global pandemic, uprisings and ecocide..."
Qiana Mestrich, Liz Ikiriko & Negarra Kudumu in Conversation
Sepia Eye: Tuesday, March 23, 7 PM EST
"Artist Qiana Mestrich in conversation with fellow artist Liz Ikiriko and scholar Negarra A. Kudumu..."
Liz Ikiriko becomes 1st Black artist to be acquired by Dunlop Gallery for permanent collection
"As a child, artist Liz Ikiriko loved peeking into the Dunlop Art Gallery on her way to the bookshelves at the Regina Public Library central branch. Spending time at the library helped shape her sense of culture.
Now, the Regina-born-and-raised artist might in turn influence other young people. This month, Ikiriko became the first Black artist to be acquired by the library's gallery for their permanent art collection..."
The AGYU Welcomes Liz Ikiriko
"Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) is pleased to welcome artist, writer, and curator Liz Ikiriko as Assistant Curator for a yearlong contract..."
Position As Desired
Project Manager, Virtual Exhibition with the High Commission of Canada and The Wedge Collection, 2020.
ART TORONTO + TBA: ECONOMY AND BELIEF, A CONVERSATION
"A conversation between members of Toronto-based artists, curators and writers and the curatorial team will allow a closer reading of these terms relative to the present social and political and social shifts, reframing how we might imagine Black futures..."
at The Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers, OCAD University, 2020.