OCAD University
Dr. Amish Morrell
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Area(s) of Expertise

Visual Culture, History of Photography, Cultural Studies




MA, PHD (Toronto)

Professional Experience

Lecturer, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Sessional Instructor, Ontario College of Art and Design.

Awards \ Grants


Selected Publications

O?Sullivan, Edmund, Amish Morrell and Mary-Ann O?Connor (Eds.) (2002). Expanding the Boundaries of Transformative Learning: Essays on Theory and Praxis. Palgrave, New York. 280 pages.

Review of Griselda Pollock and Joyce Zemans (eds.) (2007). Museums After Modernism: Strategies of Engagement. ART BOOK. Forthcoming 2008.

Review of The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression by Christine Ross. Prefix Photo. Toronto. 2008 (Current issue).

Review of Giancarlo Ambrosino (ed.) (2006) David Wojnarowicz: A Definitive History of Five or Six Years on the Lower East Side. ART BOOK. February 2008.

Art and the Sixth Sense: On Technologies of Intuition. Senses & Society. Vol 3, issue 1. Pp. 109 ? 112.

The Rules of the Game (On Hazel Meyer?s Hound?s Tooth Forsooth!) TRUCK Gallery. Calgary Alberta (exhibition essay), May 2007.

Review of Louis Kaplan (2006) American Exposures: Photography and Community in the Twentieth Century. ART BOOK. May 2007.

Review of Stephen Andrews: Selected Works from the Salah J. Bachir Collection. At the Jusina M. Barnicke Gallery. FUSE Magazine. May 2007.

Review of Here is Where we Meet by John Berger. Prefix Photo. Toronto. Winter 2005/2006.

David Hoffos: Scenes from the House Dream. Morrell, A. Canadian Art. Toronto. Winter 2004/2005.

On the Misrecognition of Images (On Barbara Hammer, Chris Marker, and the Toronto Images Festival). FUSE Magazine. V 28 no. 1., Toronto, Winter 2004/2005.

There is no such thing as a New Boulder. (On Maura Doyle?s Boulder Project). Catalogue Essay for the Toronto Sculpture Garden. November 2004.

Who?s Afraid of Ian Carr-Harris? Review of autumn 2002 show at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto. Available at Kelly Mark?s

Light of Return (a critical essay on New York's Tribute in Light sculpture installation). FUSE Magazine. Autumn 2003.

Making the Scene. with Kika Thorne (Catalogue Essay for Contact 2003 Festival Guide on exhibitions by Holly King, Liz Magor, Bettina Hoffman, Tseng Kwong Chi, Gilbert Garcin, Geoffrey James, Steven Evans and the Maclean?s Collection).

Professional Affiliations / Boards / Juries