Ryerson University

Contact

cristiacintia@gmail.com

Dr. Cintia Cristia holds a PhD in Music History and Musicology (2004) and an MA in Music (2000) from the Université de Paris-Sorbonne. She is an assistant professor in the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, teaching courses on popular music and aesthetic. As the author of a ground-breaking book on Argentinean artist Alejandro Xul Solar, and the editor of a critical volume on interart aesthetics, she explores the relationship between music, visual arts, and literature. Her collaborations include lecture-recitals and audiovisual events with pianist Alexander Panizza. As an academic lead on the executive team of the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre, Dr. Cristia collaborates with Dr. Irene Gammel.

Book Publications

Cristia, Cintia, ed. Migraciones y convergencias: Estudios sobre la interrelación de las artes en los siglos XX y XXI. Santa Fe: Editorial UNL, 2017. Read the synopsis here.

Cristia, Cintia. Intercambios entre música y pintura: creación, reflexión y pedagogía. Santa Fe: Editorial UNL, 2010. Read the full text here.

Cristia, Cintia. Xul Solar, un músico visual. La música en su vida y obra. Buenos Aires: Gourmet Musical Ediciones, 2007. Read the synopsis here.

Selected Scholarly Articles

Cristia, Cintia. “Acción política, plástica y música: Bruma de Jorge Horst.” Revista Materia Artística (Universidad Nacional de Rosario) 1.1 (2015): 208-27. Read the article here.

Cristia, Cintia. “On the Interrelationship between Music and Visual Art on the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries: A Possible Typology Derived from Cases Originated in Argentinean Artistic Field.” Transcultural Music Review 16 (2012): 1-44. Read the article here.

Cristia, Cintia. “Adorno, Souriau y algunas consideraciones acerca del marco teórico-metodológico.” Revista del Instituto Superior de Música 13 (2011): 9-28.

Cristia, Cintia. “Pintura y literatura en el Concierto para piano Hoffmanneske Geschichte: das klingende Glas de Luis Mucillo.” Revista Argentina de Musicología 10 (2010): 111-36.

Book Chapters

Cristia, Cintia. “Xul Solar y la música: la reunión de las artes.” Xul Solar: Visions and Revelations. Ed. Patricia M. Artundo, Buenos Aires: MALBA, 2005. 60-69.

Exhibitions Curated

”Diálogo de musas: Música y artes visuales.” OSDE Foundation, Argentina. September-December, 2013. Review the catalogue here.

Selected Lecture-Recitals

Cristia, Cintia and Alexander Panizza. “Artistic Spaces: Literature and Painting in Tale à la Hoffmann: The Ringing Glass, by Luis Mucillo (Argentina, 1956).” The Canadian University Music Society (MusCan) 2018 Conference, MacEwan University, Edmonton, May 23-25, 2018. Watch the performance here

The Great War in Literature and Visual Culture

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The Great War in Literature and Visual Culture

Amid the unprecedented social change of World War I, women renegotiated their identities by dramatically changing the way they engaged with the arts. But how did they do so? And how did everyday citizens engage with the war?

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, considered by many to be the mother of Dada, was a daringly innovative poet and an early creator of junk sculpture. “The Baroness” was best known for her sexually charged, often controversial performances.

Modernism in the World

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Modernism in the World

Recent research has departed from the Euro-centric and national view of Modernism to include approaches and methods studying Modernism across national boundaries and across different art forms to include fashion, dance, performance, technology, and visual culture.

Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery is perhaps Canada's most important literary export. She was prolific writer of over 500 short stories and poems, and twenty novels, including the beloved Anne of Green Gables.

Canadian Modernism

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Canadian Modernism

The works of numerous Canadian authors who lived during the modernist era may well constitute the most central and experimental articulation of Canadian modernism in prose, allowing authors to stage cross-cultural, controversial, and even conflicted identities.

Modernist Biography and Life Writing

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Modernist Biography and Life Writing

Life writing, including autobiographical accounts, diaries, letters and testimonials written or told by women and men whose political, literary or philosophical purposes are central to their lives, has become a standard tool for communication and the dissemination of information.