Gallery 44 announces the launch of Letticia Cosbert Miller’s publication, Swimming Up a Dark Tunnel on July 26 at Art Metropole located at 896 College St, Toronto. The event will include remarks at 6:30 followed by a short author reading. The publication will be available for purchase and refreshments will be provided.
*Masks are mandatory inside Art Metropole
Letticia Cosbert Miller is a Toronto-based writer, curator and researcher, and the current Director of Koffler Digital at the Koffler Centre of the Arts. Letticia holds a B.A. in Classics from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. from Western University, where she specialized in erotic Latin poetry.Letticia’s work as a writer is often in dialogue with historical, mythological, or philosophical tropes from the western classical tradition, interrogating its cultural proliferation. Her current research interests lie within the reception of Classics in Black diasporic contemporary culture, with particular regard for the application and evaluation of Classical ideas in visual and performance art, film, literature, and critical theory.Letticia’s writing and editorial work have been featured in the Toronto Star, Canadian Art Magazine, BlackFlash Magazine, Ephemera Magazine, Sophomore Magazine, The Ethnic Aisle, as well as in publications for the Aga Khan Museum, Gardiner Museum, YTB Gallery, Xpace, Trinity Square Video, and Akimbo. As Gallery 44’s 2020-2021 Writer-in-Residence, Letticia Cosbert Miller will be exploring the liberties and limitations of water as it is refracted through Black visual culture.