Celina JefferyAssociate Professor of Art Historyat University of Ottawa
Celina Jeffery is a curator and educator. She received a Ph.D. in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex and is Associate Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Recent publications include Ephemeral Coast (Punctum Books, 2015), The Artist as Curator, (Intellect, 2015) and the ‘Junk Ocean’ issue of Drain, A Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture (Jan. 2016). She is the founder of Ephemeral Coast www.ephemeralcoast.com, a curatorial research project that presents a series of interconnections between environmental considerations of the coast, a succession of embodied creative practices, and shifting regional geographic identities.