Tamar Tembeck

Tamar Tembeck is a performing artist and independent curator who holds a PhD in Art History. Her academic research primarily engages with visual cultures of illness and medicine, hospital art practices, as well as performance and media studies. Trained in dance and physical theatre, Tamar has performed in Quebec and the United States, as well as in France, Spain, England, Switzerland and Mexico. As a curator, her projects include the group exhibition Auto/Pathographies, shown at the Kunstpavillon (Innsbruck) and at OBORO (Montréal), documented in a 2014 publication with Sagamie édition d’art. Since 2012, she has been working within an interdisciplinary media studies research hub at McGill University.