Julia Skelly teaches in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. Her publications include Wasted Looks: Addiction and British Visual Culture, 1751-1919 (2014), The Uses of Excess in Visual and Material Culture, 1600-2010 (2014), Radical Decadence: Excess in Contemporary Feminist Textiles and Craft (2017), and Skin Crafts: Affect, Violence and Materiality in Global Contemporary Art (forthcoming). Her criticism has appeared in Inuit Art Quarterly, esse, Canadian Art, and Espace: art actuel. In 2015, her article on Rebecca Belmore, Manasie Akpaliapik and Ron Noganosh was published in the Journal of Canadian Studies.
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