Dr. Ted Hiebert delivers a talk during the "Toxic Life and Engineered Death" Symposium presented in conjunction with the Toxicity exhibition and biotech art workshop in Winnipeg on December 9, 2013.
Ted Hiebert is a Canadian visual artist and theorist. His artworks have been shown across Canada and the Pacific Northwest and in group exhibitions internationally. Recent work has been shown at Place (Portland, OR, 2013), SAM Gallery (Seattle, WA, 2013), Kirkland Arts Center (Kirkland, WA, 2011) and Xi’an Academy of Fine Art (Xi’an, China, 2010), among others. Hiebert is a founding member of Noxious Sector Arts Collective, with whom he has recently exhibited and performed at Open Space (Victoria, 2011), PAVED Arts (Saskatoon, 2011), Eastern Bloc (Montreal, 2013) and the Goodman Art Centre (Singapore, 2013). He is the author of In Praise of Nonsense: Aesthetics, Uncertainty and Postmodern Identity (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2012), a member of the Editorial Board of the journal CTheory and an Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at the University of Washington, Bothell.
Toxicity was co-presented by Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Incubator Lab, and Plug In ICA.