Sunday
Jan162011

(encaustic painting by Po Chun Lau)

The Pace of Place

Lisa Binnie | Po Chun Lau | Christine Walker

Graduate Gallery, OCAD University
205 Richmond Street West, Ground Level
Thursday February 3rd to Sunday February 6th
Noon – 5 pm

Opening reception Saturday February 5th

The three artists in “The Pace of Place” each live in contrasting worlds. Their work explores this contrast by focusing on both the culture and the pace exhibited within different parts of Canada. In particular, they are looking at the difference between rural maritime villages and eastern Ontario wilderness compared with the urban centre that is Toronto, Ontario.

Travelling back and forth between places always requires a period of adjustment and transition before one can really belong there. This also provides a fresh perspective, and allows for a rediscovery of things sometimes forgotten or taken for granted.

Christine, Po and Lisa’s explorations of these themes are expressed in the medium of encaustic painting, sometimes incorporating photographic elements into the works, sometimes inspired by photographs of the places themselves.

Friday
Nov122010

Tuesday
Oct052010

 

{dis}PLACEMENT

October 14th – 17th 2010

Graduate Gallery, OCADU

205 Richmond Street, Ground Floor

***Opening Reception Thursday October 14th 6-9pm***

 "To see far is one thing: going there is another." -Brancusi

 {dis}Placement presents 22 emerging artists in the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art Media and Design program who investigate, synthesize and locate shifting terrains of physical and intangible identity. Moving outside boundaries of traditional media, each artist invites us to join them on their travels through innovative techniques and critical thinking.

 This exhibition features students from the Interdisciplinary Art Media & Design Graduate Program at OCAD U that combines visual and social research to create new connections about culture and communication.

IAMD Artists: Rebecca Baird, Lisa Binnie, Susan Campbell, Pedro Castro, Fareena Chanda, Keith Cole, Philip Cote, Gloria Caballero, David Clarkson, Ben Eldenburg, Brian Hladin, Julian Higuerey Nunez, Rita Kamacho, Po Chun Lao, Nermin Moufti, Rachel Pulfer, Frank Tsonis, Christine Walker, Marian Wihak, Britt Wray,

CCP & IAMD Curators: Kim Armstrong, Katherine Dennis, Laura Dimarco, Javier Espino, Beverly Kelly, Christine Kim, Jaimie Lewis, Mary MacDonald, Josh Morden, and Zach Pearl.

This exhibition is supported by Liaison College Cooking School, the Department of Interdisciplinary Art Media & Design and the Department of Criticism and Curatorial Practices of OCADU.

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