Pam Patterson (PhD) is a curator, writer, researcher, educator, and artist. Patterson taught in Education, Art Gallery on Ontario for over 10 years, currently teaches for OCAD University, and is Senior Associate for the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education at OISE/UT. Her curatorial projects include: A Celebration of Women in the Arts, The Banff Centre; Body as (ready to be re-) made, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts; gender/Troubling, XPACE, Toronto; and various WIAprojects exhibitions and events. She is Founder and Director for the interdisciplinary arts-informed feminist presentation, educational, and research programWIAprojects at the University of Toronto and Director of Research for the Canadian Society for Education through Art. Patterson was on the founding board for FADO Performance Inc. and performs internationally. Her work deals with the body-in-extremis as a pedagogical and political site. Recent performance events include: Visualeyze, Edmonton andPerformance DOM, Dominican Republic.