Elizaveta Zhurkovskaya is an independent curator based in Toronto. She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Toronto and is currently completing an MFA in Critical & Curatorial Practice at OCAD University and working in a curatorial and administrative capacity at Jessgo gallery. Some of her recent exhibitions include co-curatorial projects Humber Bay & Shoreline Speaker Spin for Art Spin and Myseum of Toronto (2017); Isaac Julien: Rethinking Space film screening for OCAD U (2017); Still Nasty for the AGO (2017); Fragments for the Jessgo (2016).

Elizaveta’s research and curatorial interests include contemporary art, curatorial interventions in museums and community engagement. She is interested in connecting museums and communities by bringing an experience that is beyond just looking at art objects, but that brings social service achieved through storytelling.