Monthly Archives: May 2018

Olivia Whetung: gaa-waategamaag

The work in this exhibition explores Mississauga-Anishinaabe place and landscape. Many Anishinaabe and Mississauga place names refer to the water; in fact, the name Mississauga itself refers to water. Navigating within Mississauga territory means having a constant awareness of the bodies of water, even when on land. Roads follow the contours of rivers and lakes,…

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Ute Hilligweg & Stella Tessier

How Great Thou ART June 1-16, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, June 1, 6-8 pm. Ute Hilligweg Ute Hilligweg was born in Goerlitz, Germany. She immigrated to Canada in 1961 and settled in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She lived in Saskatoon for many years with a short stay on Vancouver Island before moving to West Kelowna, British Columbia…

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JUSTIN LANGLOIS: UNLIKELY NEGOTIATIONS

Vancouver-based artist Justin Langlois’ practice explores language, socially engaged art, and playful forms of public interventions as sites for contestation and participation. Unlikely Negotiations includes a series of signs are a starting point for new conversations and a loose record of conversations that have already occurred. The two options standoff against one another with a sense…

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MOOZHAN AHMADZADEGAN: PROTEST

May 11-26, 2018 Opening Reception: May 11, 6-8 p.m. Protest is a series of UV screenprints created by Moozhan Ahmadzadegan that aims to address relevant socio-political topics observable in the current times. Taking inspiration from protest posters and signs of resistance, this exhibition is engaged with various different social and political issues ranging from feminist…

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JUSTIN LANGLOIS: NEGOTIATING POWER

May 11-June 23, 2018 Opening Reception: June 8, 2018, 6-8 p.m. Vancouver-based artist Justin Langlois’ practice explores language, socially engaged art, and playful forms of public interventions as sites for contestation and participation. Negotiating Power is a site-responsive participatory gallery installation. Based on a series of posers, videos, small booklets, bunting and temporary tattoos, Negotiating…

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