Julian Jason Haladyn is an art historian and professor at OCAD University. He is the author of Boredom and Art: Passions of the Will To Boredom (Zero 2014) and Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés (Afterall 2010), as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters on art and critical theory. With Michael E. Gardiner he co-editor the Boredom Studies Reader (Routledge 2016), a collection of essays that focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern condition. In 2014 Haladyn curated two exhibitions for the McIntosh Gallery, Ron Benner: Three Questions and Janice Gurney: All The Spaces. He is also the founding Co-Editor of Blue Medium Press, a small press publishing books that promote Canadian art and cultural scholarship.
PhD, The University of Western Ontario, 2012
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Modern and Contemporary Art, Cultural and Critical Theory, Dada and Surrealism, Marcel Duchamp, Canadian Art