About Kristine

Yayoi KusamaInfinity Mirrors at AGO. May 2019.

Kristine Maitland has researched Black History since 1990 when she joined a historical reenactment group. She created a bibliography of resources on Black History from 600 to 1650. And her work was used as part of the curriculum of a Shakespeare course at the University of Berne.

She went on to provide content on Black history and culture for print media, most notably for TorStar Inc. Her research was also twice featured on VisionTV’s Skylight.

Kristine Maitland, a member of Storytellers of Canada, is currently developing podcasts and working on a singing career in jazz, highlighting the work of Black singers from the 1940s to the 60s, as well as gospel, folk and work songs.