Teresa Carlesimo is an interdisciplinary artist currently pursuing a PhD in Cultural Studies at Queen's University where her research considers various systems of power, class and empire as integral to the analysis of environmental damage. She has exhibited throughout Canada and the US, and has forthcoming exhibitions at 8eleven, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and the Thames Art Gallery. In fall 2016 she was an artist-in-residence at the National University of Ireland where her work addressed the visual culture of urbanization. Recent and forthcoming publications include Performance Research, Public Journal, Art Papers and Blackflash.