Area(s) of Expertisemodern and contemporary art, Cultural and Critical Theory, Dada and Surrealism
Lecturer, Art History
Julian Jason Haladyn is a Canadian writer and independent curator. He is the author of Boredom and Art: Passions of the Will To Boredom (Zero 2014) and Marcel Duchamp: –tant donn's (Afterall 2010 as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters on art and critical theory. With Miriam Jordan-Haladyn he co-authored The Films and Videos of Jamelie Hassan (Blue Medium Press 2010), a publication that accompanied their curated video program of Hassan's moving image works that toured Canada. In 2014 he curated two exhibitions for the McIntosh Gallery, Ron Benner: Three Questions and Janice Gurney: All The Spaces. Haladyn is also the founding Co-Editor of Blue Medium Press, a small press publishing books that promote Canadian art and cultural scholarship.
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Art, University of Toronto, 2012-2014
PhD, Theory and Criticism, Western University, 2007-2012
MA, Theory, Culture and Politics, Trent University, 2004-2007
MFA, Interdisciplinary Art, Goddard College, 2003-2006
BFA, Honors Studio Arts, Western University, 1998-2002
Founding Co-editor, Blue Medium Press, 2007-present
Curator, "Janice Gurney: All the Spaces," McIntosh Gallery, 2015
Curator, "Ron Benner: Three Questions," McIntosh Gallery, 2015
Co-curator [with M. Jordan], "The Films and Videos of Jamelie Hassan" [screening], Art Gallery of Windsor; The Glenbow Museum/Truck Contemporary Art; Platform: Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts; Department of Film Studies, Western University; Museum London, 2009-2012
Visual Arts Coordinator and Board of Directors, Forest City Gallery, 2002-2003
Awards \ Grants
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2012-2014
SSHRC Doctoral Award, 2010-2011
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2009-2010; 2011-2012
The University of Western Ontario Gold Medal for Honors Studio Arts, 2002
Boredom and Art: Passions of the Will to Boredom (Zero Books, 2015).
Co-authored with Miriam Jordan, The Films and Videos of Jamelie Hassan [catalogue] (Blue Medium Press [with Art Gallery of Windsor and Platform], 2010).
Marcel Duchamp: Etant donn's (London: Afterall Books, 2010).
Co-edited with Michael E. Gardiner, Boredom Studies Reader: Frameworks and Perspectives (under contract with Routledge, anticipated 2016).
Janice Gurney: All the Spaces [catalogue] (McIntosh Gallery, 2016).
Ron Benner: Three Questions [catalogue] (McIntosh Gallery, 2016).
Co-edited with Jamelie Hassan, Nur: Jamelie Hassan (Blue Medium Press, 2015).
SELECTED PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES (2011-2015)
–On 'The Creative Act',"Tout-Fait: The Marcel Duchamp Studies Online Journal (2015): .
–A Contribution to the Study of the Fantasies of Sexual Perversion in Marcel Duchamp's –tant Donn's,"International Journal of _i_ek Studies 7.2 (2013): .
–Empire of Boring: The Unbearable Duration of Andy Warhol's Films,"Kinema: A Journal of Film and Audiovisual Media 35 (Spring 2011): 105-113.
SELECTED BOOK CHAPTERS (2012-2015)
–The Changing Subject of Galileo's Telescope: A Dialogue Concerning Three Artistic Visions of the Cosmos,"in Galileo: Science, Faith and the Arts [conference proceedings] (Legas Publishing, 2015), 9-18.
–Exhibiting the Museum-Function: Marcel Broodthaers and the Mus–e d–Art Moderne, D–partement des Aigles,"in Exhibiting Outside the Academy, Salon and Biennial, 1775-1999, ed. Andrew Graciano (Ashgate, 2015), 223-234.
–Everyday Boredoms or Breton's Dadaist Excursion to Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre,"in The Everyday: Experiences, Concepts and Narratives, eds. Justin Derry and Martin Parrot (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), 20-33.
Co-authored with M. Jordan, –Formations of –Indian"Fantasies: European Museums and the Decontextualization of Native American Art and Artifacts,"in Visual Representations of Native Americans: Transnational Contexts and Perspectives, ed. Karsten Fitz (Universit–tsverlag Winter, 2012), 179-193.
SELECTED ESSAYS (2013-2016)
–Nur: Jamelie Hassan's History of the Present,"Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art 15.1 (2016), 50-55.
–The Ethics and Politics of Ron Benner's Transend: Meeting Room,"On Site Review 30 (Ethics and Publics, 2013): 48-51.
–The Profane Illuminations of Kim Adams,"Kim Adams: One for the Road [exhibition catalogue] (London: Museum London, 2013), 13-21.