Pamela Edmonds is a visual and media arts curator currently based in Toronto. Her primary focus has been on thematic exhibitions that explore the politics of representation particularly as they relate to issues of race, gender and national identity. She is also interested in exploring the impact of African diasporic cultures on the evolving geography of global contemporary art. Recent projects include Skin Deep: Reimaging the Portrait, Project Gallery, Toronto, 2015; Confluence: Shifting Perspectives of the Caribbean, Artist in Transit, 2014; Tracings: Recent Work by the W5Art Collective at the Women’s Arts Resource Centre Gallery, Toronto, 2014; Bounty: Chikonzero Chazunguza, Gallery 101, Ottawa 2013; Erika DeFreitas: Deaths/Births/Memorials, Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts, Hamilton, 2013; Screening Alterity, Art Gallery of Peterborough, 2012 and28 Days: Reimagining Black History Month (Justina M. Barnicke Gallery/Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, 2012.
Pamela has presented at symposiums including at OCAD University for “The State of Blackness: From Production to Presentation”, “Critical Dialogues: Cross-cultural Perspectives on Curating and Artistic Practice” hosted by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and the Ontario Arts Council, as well as “Art Institutions & the Feminist Dialectic” also presented in association with the Ontario Association of Art Galleries. She is a founding member of Third Space Art Projects, a curatorial collective co-founded in 2009 with Sally Frater. TSAP is a forum for the promotion and presentation of multidisciplinary art projects that explore transculturalism, with a particular focus on visual cultures of the Black Atlantic.