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Richard William Hill is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Hill taught full-time in the Art History program at York University, beginning in 2007 and leaving as Associate Professor in 2015. As a curator at the Art Gallery of Ontario, he oversaw the museum’s first substantial effort to include Indigenous North American art and ideas in permanent collection galleries. Hill’s essays on art have appeared internationally in numerous books, exhibition catalogues and periodicals. His regular column Close Readings, featuring extended reviews of contemporary Indigenous art, began in FUSE Magazine in 2013 and now continues in C Magazine. He also has a regular column at . He is currently on the editorial board of the journal Third Text.

Art Metropole Poster Series – Art Basel, 2016
Raymond Boisjoly


“.. because Raymond is a terrific, clever, challenging artist and this would be wonderful to have on the wall.”

Is Toronto Burning? Three Years in the Making (and Unmaking) of the Toronto Art Scene
Ed. Philip Monk


“… because I am writing a history myself (of contemporary Indigenous Art from 1980 to 1995) and I’m looking for models that combine critical rigour, strong opinions and commitments and good storytelling. Expecting to find those here.

Alternative Histories: New York Art Spaces, 1960-2010
Eds. Lauren Rosati + Mary Anne Staniszewski


“… because while writing my thesis on Jimmie Durham I never properly came to grips with the activities of so-called “minority artists” in New York City in the 1980s that he was part of. Since I am returning to that time and place for my new book, this will be a big help.”

  1. Boisjoly
  2. IsTorontoBurning
  3. AlternativeHistories