Photo of Milena Tomic
mtomic@faculty.ocadu.ca
Photo of Milena Tomic
Milena Tomic
Instructor
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
mtomic@faculty.ocadu.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

modern and contemporary art, Performance, criticism

Overview

Milena Tomic received her PhD from University College London where her research explored re-enactment in contemporary art. Her current research on appropriation art has a dual emphasis on practices from Eastern Europe and the United States.

Education

PhD, University College London (2012)

MA, University of British Columbia (2008)

BFA, York University (2006)

Awards \ Grants

Inspired Teaching Award, Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre, OCAD University (2014)

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2008-2012)

Graduate School Research Projects Fund Travel Grant, UCL (2011)

Terra Foundation for American Art Travel Research Grant (2010)

University Graduate Fellowship, University of British Columbia (2007-2008)

Andrew MacIntosh Memorial Book Prize in Fine Arts, University of British Columbia (2008)

CGS Master's Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2006-2007)

Faculty of Arts Grant Supplement Award, University of British Columbia (2006-2007)

OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarship) Master's (2006-2007), declined

President's Scholarship, York University (2002-2006)

Critical Writing Award, Review, the Art Gallery of York University (2006)

Theodore Heinrich Scholarship, York University (2005)

Willowdale Group of Artists Award, York University (2004-2006)

Dean's Prizes for Excellence, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University (2004)

Faculty of Fine Arts Opportunity Award, York University (2004)

Joseph Drapell Award, York University (2004)

Selected Publications

Review: Chris Curreri at Daniel Faria, Art in America, vol. 102, no. 4 (April 2014): 122-123.

Review: Jack Goldstein at The Jewish Museum, Border Crossings, vol. 33, no. 1, issue 129 (March 2014): 97-98.

Peer-reviewed article: –Fidelity to Failure: Re-enactment and Identification in the Work of Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy,"Oxford Art Journal, vol. 36, no. 3 (December 2013): 437-456.

Review: Duane Linklater at Susan Hobbs, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 11 (December 2013):161.

Review: Jimmy Robert at The Power Plant, C Magazine, no. 120 (December 2013): 52.

Review: Althea Thauberger at The Power Plant, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 6 (June 2013): 168-169.

Peer-reviewed review: Wilhelm Sasnal at Whitechapel, OBJECT: Graduate Articles and Reviews in Art History and Visual Culture, no. 15 (2013): 89-92.

Review: Althea Thauberger, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 6 (June 2013): 168-169.

Peer-reviewed review: Wilhelm Sasnal, OBJECT: Graduate Articles and Reviews in Art History and Visual Culture, no. 15 (2013): 89-92.

Peer-reviewed article: –Re-enacting OHO: Some Interventions in a Neo-avant-garde Field,"OBJECT: Graduate Articles and Reviews in Art History and Visual Culture, no. 14 (2012): 100-125.

Review: Julia Dault, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 5 (May 2013): 175-176.

Review: Dayanita Singh, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 4 (April 2013): 122.

Review: Ed Atkins, Art in America, vol. 101, no. 1 (January 2013): 114.

Review: Edmund de Waal, Art in America, vol. 100, no. 11 (December 2012): 195.

Subject article (500 words): IRWIN, Oxford Art Online (December 2012): http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T2228608.

Subject article (500 words): Body Art in Eastern Europe, Oxford Art Online, (December 2012): http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T2228585.

Review: Nathan Coley, Art in America, vol. 100, no. 10 (November 2012): 178-179.

Review: Sarah Sze, Art in America, vol. 100, no. 9 (October 2012): 183-184.

Book review: Judith Rodenbeck's Radical Prototypes: Allan Kaprow and the Invention of Happenings, C Magazine, no. 114 (June 2012): 60.

Peer-reviewed review: –Move: Choreographing You "Art and Dance since the 1960s,"Journal of Curatorial Studies, vol. 1, no. 1 (February 2012): 104-108.

Review-article: –Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central and Eastern Europe,"ARTMargins (August 2011): http://www.artmargins.com/index.php/2-articles/643-rearview-mirror-new-a....

Review: –Universal Code: Art and Cosmology in the Information Age,"Fillip, no. 11 (Spring 2010): 75-77.

Peer-reviewed article: –Reframing the Invisible: On the Uses of –Bare Life"in Art,"TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies, no. 22 (Fall 2009): 159-178.

Review: –Everyday Every Other Day," Border Crossings, vol. 25, no. 4, issue 100 (2006): 107-108.

Essay: Mark Bell's –The Truth about Falling"at YYZ Artists"Outlet, Toronto, YYZine, vol. 6, no. 5 (2006): 4-5.