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Jon Davies is a writer and curator based in Toronto. His writing has appeared in C Magazine, Canadian Art, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Animation Journal, Cinema Scope, and many other publications. He has also written book chapters on filmmaker Todd Haynes and artists Candice Breitz, Luis Jacob, Ryan Trecartin, and Daniel Barrow. He has curated numerous screenings for the artists’ film and video exhibitor ‘Pleasure Dome,’ as well as the traveling retrospective People Like Us: The Gossip of Colin Campbell for the Oakville Galleries, which is currently touring Canada. He also curated Ryan Trecartin: Any Ever with Helena Reckitt for The Power Plant contemporary art gallery, where he is the Assistant Curator.