Saelan Twerdy is a PhD candidate in the department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. His research focuses on the notion of dematerialization in art production and discourse since the 1960s, especially in relation to artistic labour and information technology. His research has been supported by awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council at both the MA and PhD level. He is a contributing editor at Momus.ca and his writing has appeared in venues such as Canadian Art, Border Crossings, C magazine, Magenta, Blackflash, Bad Day, and The New Inquiry. He has also contributed to books and exhibition catalogues published by Black Dog Publishing, Concordia University's FOFA Gallery, Fogo Island Arts/Sternberg Press, and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.
saelan.twerdy [at] mail.mcgill.ca