Gabrielle Moser

Assistant Professor

PhD, Art History and Visual Culture - York University, Toronto, Canada; MA, Art History - York University, Toronto, Canada; BA, Art History and Nineteenth Century Studies - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Location(s) / Contact Info:

221, Winters College - WC
Keele Campus Ext. 22517

Email: gamoser@edu.yorku.ca

Website: Personal Website; EMILIA-AMALIA feminist working group

CV of Gabrielle Moser

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers
Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects

Biography

Gabrielle Moser is an art historian, writer, and independent curator. She is the author of Projecting Citizenship: Photography and Belonging in the British Empire (Penn State University Press, 2019) and she is currently at work on her second book, Citizen Subjects: Photography and Sovereignty in Post-War Canada (under contract with McGill-Queens University Press). Her writing appears in venues including Artforum, Canadian Art, Journal of Visual Culture, Photography & Culture, and Prefix Photo. Moser has held fellowships at the Paul Mellon Centre for the Study of British Art, the Ryerson Image Centre, the University of British Columbia, and the British Library, and she was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Brown University in 2017. A founding member of EMILIA-AMALIA, she is an Assistant Professor of Aesthetics and Art Education in the Faculty of Education at York University in Toronto, Canada. 

Faculty & School/Dept

  • Faculty of Education -

Courses Taught

  • Feminist Pedagogy (GS/EDUC 5820)
  • Situated Learning and Education (ED/EDST 1100)
  • The Creative Process in Theory and Practice (GS/EDUC 5921)
  • Un-learning the Archive: Facts, Fictions and Missing Histories (GS/EDUC 5235)
  • Visual Culture and Sexualities (GS/EDUC 5472)

Selected Publications

Research Projects

*Photography and Biopolitics: Race, Visibility and Embodiment in 21st Century Image Culture

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount funded: $87,790

Year Funded: 2021

Duration: 5

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

A 5 year project in partnership with Toronto artist-run centre Gallery 44 that uses interviews with contemporary artists, "looking groups" with local high school student co-researchers, and research creation methods, to ask how youth navigate their relationship to embodiment and photographic (self-)surveillance.

*Reparative Frames: Visual Culture after Reconciliation

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount funded: $25000

Year Funded: 2019

Duration: 2

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Failure is an Option: Assessing challenges and identifying resources for feminist artist-run culture

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount funded: $24,976

Year Funded: 2018

Duration: 2

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Picturing Race and Citizenship: photography and belonging in Canada

Role: Principal Investigator

Amount funded: $41,000

Year Funded: 2016

Duration: 2

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Family Camera

Role: Collaborator

Amount funded: $199,925

Year Funded: 2016

Duration: 3

Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

York University Affiliations/Cross Appointments