Jim Drobnick is a critic and curator living in Toronto. Previously he taught at Concordia University and was Assistant Editor at Parachute. He has published in anthologies, catalogues and journals such as Crime and Ornament (2000), Foodculture (2000), Performance Research, Angelaki and High Performance. He is editor of the book/CD Aural Cultures (YYZ/Walter Phillips Gallery) and co-editor, with Jennifer Fisher, of Living Display (University of Chicago Press). He is a founding member of the curatorial collaborative DisplayCult, which produced Counterposes (1998), Vital Signs (2000) and Museopathy (2001), and is writing a book on the sense of smell in contemporary art and performance.