Liz Ikiriko Biography

 

Liz Ikiriko (b.1977) is an independent curator, photo editor and photographer. She recently received her MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice at OCAD University (2019) presenting thesis exhibition The Break, The Wake, The Hold, The Breath with Circuit Gallery at Prefix ICA. Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan - she now lives and works in Toronto with her husband and 2 kids.

Liz Ikiriko has been immersed in the media arts community in Toronto for the past 13 years. Ikiriko has worked on national publications Toronto Life, Macleans, Canadian Business, AWAY magazine, and the Ethnic Aisle. As an independent curator she has exhibited across Canada, worked with artists internationally, facilitated workshops with the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, has been published in Public Journal, MICE Magazine, Akimbo and teaches at Ryerson University. Her work is centred on addressing marginalized histories and foregrounding platforms for underprivileged artists. She is committed to the creation of experiential, socially engaged art accessible to a wide public. 

Cindy Baker,  Crash Pad , 2018, Fibregals, wallpaper, and assorted textiles. Photo: courtesy of the artist and dc3 Art Projects

Cindy Baker, Crash Pad, 2018, Fibregals, wallpaper, and assorted textiles. Photo: courtesy of the artist and dc3 Art Projects