Justin Langlois, Curator, is an artist, educator, and organizer. He is the co-founder and research director of Broken City Lab, an artist-led collective working to explore the complexities of locality, infrastructures, and participation in relation to civic engagement and social change, and he is the founder of The School for Eventual Vacancy. His practice explores collaborative structures, critical pedagogy, and custodial frameworks as tools for gathering, learning, and making. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Social Practice in the Faculty of Culture + Community at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.
Caitlin Chaisson, Curatorial Assistant, is an artist and writer based in Vancouver, BC. She received a Master’s of Applied Arts at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2016, and holds a BComm with a Minor in Art History from the University of British Columbia. She has exhibited at the Charles H. Scott Gallery (2016), Hyphenated Sites (2016) and Ground Gallery (2015). Her writing has been published in Espace Magazine (Montréal), Breach Magazine (Vancouver), and Decoy Magazine (Vancouver).
Roanne Whitticase, Project Coordinator, is a mixed media, assemblage, and graphic design artists residing in Prince George, B.C., Canada. Roanne operates a home based art business, The Witty Case, creating art that is ever evolving with her passion for exploring new innovations and techniques in artistic form, and environmentally friendly production practices. Roanne works to match her artistic skill sets with her surrounding environments and the experiences in life that inspire her, creating art pieces that bring together organic and nonorganic materials into diverse mixed media art mediums. Roanne is currently educating herself in graphic design, silkscreen and spray art printing methods, and intends to incorporate these diverse methods into unique mixed media art pieces. As her artistic career progresses, Roanne further intends to relate her art to her surrounding Central and Northern B.C. environments in ways that empower the land, nature and environments in which she lives.
Living Labs, Emily Carr University of Art + Design supports creative projects, social venture and entrepreneurship driven by art and design. The centre builds projects and partnership models that use art and design as a mechanism for innovation and community building.