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Curatorial Research Fellowship

Jesse King

Gallery TPW is pleased to announce Jesse King as the Curatorial Research Fellow for 2024.​

Building on his curatorial research explored in the exhibition Celestial Bodies, Jesse will continue to investigate the many facets of identity, queerness, gender, and the importance of cultural representation.

The Curatorial Research Fellowship is made possible with the generous support of TD Bank Group.

Jesse King

Image courtesy of Jesse King.

About the Curatorial Research Fellowship

Gallery TPW’s Curatorial Research Fellowship is dedicated to supporting a full year of research exploring contemporary image-making and lens-based practices led by an emerging Indigenous curator based on Turtle Island. The fellow will receive organizational support from TPW, an honorarium, and an opportunity to present research. 


Jessie King, born Ojibwe from Wasauksing First Nation (Eagle Clan), is based in Toronto. Has completed an undergraduate photography degree at OCAD University. King’s work and curatorial interest frequently explore the many facets of identity, including discussions of queerness, gender, the importance of cultural representation, and how visual art is closely tied to the core of culture. King’s work has been exhibited internationally in Berlin, Germany, and Tampere, Finland. Their work has been printed in several independent publications, including fashion magazines such as Wonderland Magazine.

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