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Jon Baturin

BA University of Victoria Intermediate Diploma, Vancouver School of Art Advanced Diploma, Emily Carr College of Art & Design MFA Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow University

Associate Professor, Department of Visual Art & Art History, Full Time

baturin@yorku.ca

Jon Baturin has spent much of the last ten years investigating ideological constructs and the formation of dogmatic systems as they relate to notions of Truth. At present he continues to work on a series of collaborative photo based and sculptural project, which deals with the fragility of the human species and the subjective interpretations of both Hope and Loss. Research has historically been manifest in collaboration with international institutions as artist-in-residence. These include Glasgow School of Art, Tallinn Art University, Athens School of Art, Banff Centre for the Arts, and Tasmania School of Art.

He was a co-founder of "Critical Media" an international not-for-profit organization with a mandate to promote and develop challenging international cultural projects in diverse media. Large International museum projects have been presented in major venues in Budapest Hungary, Lubjiana Slovenia, Auckland New Zealand, Hobart Tasmania and Sydney Australia as well as in several Canadian centres.

Jon Baturin has taught on the faculties of several Canadian art institutions including the University of Saskatchewan, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Ontario College of Art, Concordia University, and the University of Lethbridge.