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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.

Ana María Durán Calisto

Ana María Calisto is an Ecuadorian architect, academic and urban-environmental planner. For more than two decades, she has been investigating urbanization processes in the Amazon basin. Her approach is multidisciplinary, just as her education. Ana María was the first student to graduate from the Liberal Arts program at USFQ, with a major in anthropology and minors in comparative literature, art history, and theater (1995). She completed the Master of Architecture program with a Certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania (2000). She was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University (2011), where she co-founded the South America Project. She is currently a doctoral candidate in urban planning at UCLA and is writing her dissertation on the history of urbanization in the Amazon with an emphasis on the oil urbanisms of Ecuador. From the perspective of professional practice, in 2002 she founded the architecture studio Estudio A0 with her husband and partner Jaskran (Jazz) Kalirai. The studio investigates how to reduce the ecological and carbon footprint of its buildings. It also engages the design of urban socioecologies at multiple scales. Ana María has co-edited the books Beyond Petropolis: Designing a Practicable Utopia in Nueva Loja and Ecological Urbanism in Latin America. Her essays have been published in books and magazines from diverse latitudes, and she lectures extensively. She has taught research seminars and studios at FADA-PUCE, Harvard, Columbia, the University of Michigan, among other universities. She is currently a professor at Yale University and the Catholic University of Temuco. 

Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Admission

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$10
General admission
$14
Seniors 65+
$10

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.422.6223
info@youraga.ca

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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.