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Nicole Burisch




Nicole Burisch is a Canadian artist, critic, curator, and cultural worker. Her practice focuses on the intersections of contemporary art, craft, performance, and activist practices. She has presented and published writing on this topic for several local and international conferences and publications, including Utopic Impulses: Essays in Contemporary Ceramics (Ronsdale Press), The Craft Reader (Berg), and Extra/ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art (Duke University Press). Burisch’s writing on contemporary art and craft has been published by FFWD Weekly, The New Gallery, TRUCK Gallery, spur magazine, and Ceramics Art and Perception. Burisch is the co-founder and editor of the Alberta-based web journal Shotgun-Review.ca and worked as the Director of the Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival in Calgary from 2007-2009.

Work experiences

  • Festival Director

    With Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival Society from September 2007 to June 2009 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • Editor/Founder Current

    With Shotgun-Review.ca from January 2006 to present in Alberta, Canada.
  • Coordonnatrice de la production Current

    With Centre des arts actuels Skol in Montréal, Quebec, Canada.


Spoken languages
English, French
Written languages
English, French
BFA, Ceramics, Alberta College of Art and Design
MA, Art History, Concordia University