Montreal, Quebec & Halifax, Nova Scotia
Lorraine Albert is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and designer whose work is rooted in conceptual ideation and lateral thinking, with an ongoing interest in pedagogy, design, and counterhegemonic theories. Her artistic and design practices put forth 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 (NSCAD University). Lorraine presented a paper on alternative art pedagogies (2017) and co-facilitated 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, NS. Most recently, Lorraine was a scholar at the Centre for Art Tapes and presented choreographic work with Kinetic Studio, Halifax. 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.