Claire Sykes - Cape Farewell - The cultural response to climate change

Claire Sykes

Curator and Programming Director, Cape Farewell Foundation

Claire joined Cape Farewell in the summer of 2011 when she was brought on to help design and project manage the fledgling Carbon 14 Workshop (November 2011).

She is now Curator and Programming Director for Cape Farewell Foundation (Toronto), and responsible for both co-curating the Carbon 14: Climate is Culture exhibition at the ROM with David Buckland, and programming the larger festival. She absolutely loves her work with Cape Farewell and is daily inspired by its mandate, and the incredibly talented people she has the privilege to work with and learn from.

Alongside her work for Cape Farewell, Claire is Partner and Curator of Circuit Gallery, a Toronto based art gallery specializing in contemporary photography. She holds graduate degrees in both Art History (University of Western Ontario, 1999) and Visual & Cultural Studies (University of Rochester, 2006).