Karla McManus

Karla McManus is an art historian and visual theorist whose research focuses on how historic and contemporary concerns, from wildlife conservation, to environmental disasters, to anxiety about the future, are visualized photographically. She is currently Assistant Professor of Visual Art (Art History) in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina. From 2017-2019, Karla was an Assistant Professor (LTF) at the School of Image Arts, Ryerson University. In 2019, Karla curated the exhibition Inside/Outside: Images of the LAND in Artexte’s Collection based on a research residency at Artexte Information Centre. Her recent publications include, “How Anthropo-scenic! Concerns and Debates about the Age of the Anthropocene,” in the exhibition catalogue Anthropocene: Burtynsky, Baichwal, De Pencier (2018), and “Above, Below, and Behind the Camera: the Perspective of Animals” in From Ego to Eco: Mapping Shifts from Anthropocentrism to Ecocentrism (2018).