Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Voice & Energy, HH Aquatics, The Venice Apprentice candidates

April 30th, 2009
Guests on the Show:

1. Jill Cressy, Assistant Program Manager Fitness, Dance, Martial Arts & Sport -Faculty of Physical Education & Health

Jill spoke about summer fitness and the work she does on energy and vocalization.

2. Alex Vickers, Hart House Pool Manager

Alex shared his knowledge of the activites of the Underwater Club. He spoke about the summer dive season and spring programme session, with an emphasis on aquatics.
More Info: http://www.utoronto.ca/hhuc/

3. The Venice Apprentice Candidates:

Jennifer Davis, a second-year graduate student in the Architecture Program, with a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture;

Cristina Fogale, an Italian Studies graduate student with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of British Columbia;

Valentine Moreno, a first-year student in the Master of Museum Studies Programme, who has worked in the fields of photography and arts management;

Charlotte Rodon, a French exchange student in the Art and Art History Programme, who holds an undergraduate degree in graphic design from France; and

John Rubino, a second-year student in the Master of Museum Studies Programme, with a background in interior design and art direction for film. *Not able to make the show.

One of the five finalists will be selected to accompany Commissioner Barbara Fischer and Deputy Commissioner Natalie De Vito to the 53rd Venice Biennale. The Apprentice will travel courtesy of Aeroplan and the JMB Gallery, and will work closely with Gallery staff to assist with preparations for the Canada Pavilion during installation leading up to the Biennale’s prestigious Vernissage, the first week of June. The apprentices each spoke about their experience at the JMB Gallery thus far, and what being involved with the Venice Biennale has meant to them.

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