The Shorter Biography

Sydney Hart (he/they) is a writer, artist, and sessional faculty member at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, currently based on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in Vancouver.

The Longer Biography

Sydney Hart is a writer, artist, and sessional faculty member in the Faculty of Culture and Community at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. He received a PhD in Cultural Studies from Queen’s University (2021) and studied Fine Art at Concordia University (Montréal) and Central St Martins (London, UK). His doctoral thesis, Aerial Captures: Extractivism and the Logistical Media of Air Travel in Postwar Canada, notably investigated Canada’s gold mining industry through the flight networks of its more prominent corporations. Part of this doctoral research included a website—miningmaps.net—a data visualization and research-creation project. Sydney’s critical writing on art and digital media has appeared in magazines including C Magazine and Esse arts + opinions, and in journals including Synoptique and Intermédialités. He is based on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in Vancouver.

Contact: s.hart @ queensu.ca