Lori Mairs

Sessional Lecturer

Creative Studies, Creative Writing
Email: lormairs@mail.ubc.ca

Research Summary

Place based creative practices, creative non-fiction, poetry, relational aesthetics, visual art, sculpture, installation, collaborative community art.

Courses & Teaching

Creative Writing: Writing in Place, 382D


Lori Mairs is a visual artist and creative non-fiction writer. She is invested in the expansive possibilities  found in collaborative art practices where writing, visual art, performance, new media and music come together. She was a collaborator with Cool Arts and the City of Kelowna in Sand Spiral (2009), with Nancy Holmes in the Woodhaven Eco Art Project (2011), with a community collective for Culture Days in Night of 1,000 Lights (2014) and with the Arts Council of Kelowna in Forest Walk (2016).  Relationships between humans and the more-than-human world, and relationships between humans and other humans are at the centrepoint of her creative practice and research.






BFA, UBC Okanagan 2005; MFA Interdisciplinary Studies, UBC Okanagan 2013


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