May 01 2018
Announcing: Managing Editor Jaclyn Bruneau
C Magazine is pleased to announce Jaclyn Bruneau as our new Managing Editor.
Bruneau is a Toronto-based independent writer, editor and arts worker originally from the West Coast, with interdisciplinary research interests in contemporary art, moving image, memoir practices, queer subjectivity, grief, power and the absurd. Her recent projects include a year-long survey of contemporary cultural criticism funded by the British Columbia Arts Council, and a contribution to an anthology on the relationship between writing and grief, edited by Fan Wu (Art Metropole, 2018).
Bruneau is in her final production cycle as the Managing Editor of MICE magazine, an online periodical devoted to critical writing and artists’ projects about and within moving image culture, and was awarded the Editorial Residency at Canadian Art magazine in 2015. She has participated in a range of artist-run initiatives and residencies, most recently Close Workshop: On Grief & Mourning, facilitated by Fan Wu, Art Metropole (2017), Dialogical Experiments, The School of Making Thinking, NY (2017), and Critical Art Writing Ensemble II, The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (2016). She participated in Research Forum, Images Festival, Toronto (2018) and will partake in Oberhausen Seminar, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2018). She has contributed widely to contemporary art publishing, with art writing and criticism in C Magazine, Canadian Art, KAPSULA and HWY in addition to a number of exhibition texts, artists’ books and websites.
As an arts worker, Bruneau has held editorial, communications and public programming roles at non-profit art institutions and festivals, including Vancouver’s Contemporary Art Gallery and Capture Photography Festival. She has organized, led and facilitated a variety of public contemporary art programs, talks, workshops and conversations, including criticism and art writing workshops, panel discussions and film screenings independently and at organizations including Contemporary Art Gallery, Parker Street Studios and The Banff Centre. She is currently in development with publishing projects in collaboration with Untitled Art Society and Blank Cheque Press. Bruneau holds a BA with Distinction in Communication, Art and Technology from Simon Fraser University.
Bruneau joins C Magazine’s leadership team of Editorial Director Kari Cwynar and Publisher Kate Monro.
C Magazine, a quarterly periodical of contemporary art and criticism, was founded in 1983 and is published by C The Visual Arts Foundation, a non-profit charitable foundation dedicated to providing a forum for significant ideas in visual art and culture.