Kathryn Walter is a visual artist who uses a variety of media to consider the interface between visual art and social space. Private Investigators: Undercover in Public Space is Kathryn's curatorial debut. This project continues her research on ways that artists access, interact with and disrupt public space. She has diversified her practice to include teaching and curating with an interest in working with others to build culture and local histories. She is currently living and working in Toronto.
Kyo Maclear is an award-winning writer and novelist. Her first book for children, Spork, has received a number of honors, including a 2011 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award nomination. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
"The Private Investigators incisively exposed the peril of unthinking tourism with the goal of developing a critical perspective on its hidden costs and assumptions." --from Kyo Maclear's essay "The Accidental Witness"