pouf! art + architecture – biographies

Cynthia Imogen Hammond teaches architectural history in the Department of Art History, Concordia University. She completed her Ph.D. In 2002
(Concordia) and her postdoctoral fellowship in the School of Architecture, McGill University in 2006. Her book on gender and the built
environment of Bath, England will be published by Ashgate in 2011. In addition to research and publishing on architecture, cities and landscapes,
Hammond maintains an interdisciplinary studio practice that incorporates public art, painting and drawing, sound and digital video work. Her
most recent group exhibition, feminist practices, showed in nine locations and concluded its tour at the University of Melbourne.

Thomas D. Strickland graduated from the School of Architecture at Dalhousie University in 1997. He has designed for KPMB Architects in Toronto,
Zeidler Partnership Architects in Calgary and has worked as an architectural researcher for the ARCOP Group and Dan S. Hanganu Architects in
Montreal. Before returning to graduate school in 2005, Thomas organized and curated numerous public art events in Calgary such as the 2003
Artcity festival, and served as the president of the Visual Arts Week society in the same city. He is presently completing his doctorate on hospital
architecture at McGill University, and publishes regularly in contemporary art and architectural journals, such as Canadian Architect.