Philip Monk is director of the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) in Toronto. His most recent books include "Is Toronto Burning?: Three Years in the Making (and Unmaking) of the Toronto Art Scene" (Black Dog Publishing, 2016), and "Glamour is Theft: A User’s Guide to General Idea" (AGYU, 2012). He has also written monographs on Douglas Gordon, Stan Douglas, Jeremy Blake, and Fiona Tan, among others. In 2017, he was the recipient of a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts for Outstanding Contribution.