Montreal, Quebec & Halifax, Nova Scotia
Lorraine Albert is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, researcher, and designer whose practice is rooted in conceptual ideation and lateral thinking. Her practice is found where notions of space (place), body (movement), and time (pace) converge. She has a degree in Graphic Design (Dawson College), a Bachelor of Fine Art (Concordia University) and a Masters of Fine Art (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University). During her time at NSCAD, Lorraine co-founded a speaker series where Graduate students and Community members exchanged ideas within and beyond Contemporary Art. Lorraine presented a paper on alternative art pedagogies (2017) and co-chaired a round-table addressing Land & Treaties (2018) at the Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) conference and was a panelist (2017) at the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2018/19 she will be working as a media arts scholar at the Centre for Art Tapes and will be presenting work in the Open Studio Series at Kinetic Studio. Her work has appeared in festivals, galleries, and at various sites in Canada and Australia, including “Steps Forward”a permanent installation on the Skyline Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park.