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From Distance/Adam's Home/Telling Traces: Brian Kent Gotro, Laurent Levesque, Sarah Shamash, Aisha Jamal @ FLUX MEDIA ART GALLERY May 19 2017
Fri. May 19th 2017 - Sat. June 10th 2017 @ FLUX MEDIA ART GALLERY 2nd floor-510 Fort Street
By Donation (All Ages) 12:00 noon - 5pm
Opening: Friday 19th May 2017
Open Reception with the artists, 7pm Friday May 19
Three media arts exhibitions by artists from the US and across Canada: Brian Kent Gotro's FROM DISTANCE... (Toronto), Laurent Levesque's Adam's Home (Seattle) and Telling Traces by Sarah Shamash and Aisa Jamal (Vancouver). These exhibitions explore ideas of home and abroad, connection and distance, location and displacement, and incorporate video projections, sound installations, and internet art.
Telling Traces subverts the western, colonial concept of the map and mapmaking and speaks to mass human and cultural movements in the past and present while interrogating oral history as a narrative form. Shot aboard a Merchant Marine ship, Adam's Home looks at our perceptions of time and space in relation to the earth, to the continent, to the constructions that dominate nature, and to the windows that frame the landscape. At the heart of FROM DISTANCE… is the unseen person… the figure dwarfed in the seascape and somewhere off-screen. Here identity is obscured. We are left with fragments of lives lived through clues left.
Friday Oct. 27th
Opening: Oct. 27, 7PM - 9PM
Show Runs: Friday Oct. 27th until Wed. November 8th
Thursday Nov. 9th
Opening: Thursday, November 9th, at 7pm
Show Runs: Thursday Nov. 9th until Sun. December 3rd
Friday Nov. 17th
Opening: Friday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Show Runs: Friday Nov. 10th until Sat. December 16th
Saturday Nov. 18th
Show Runs: Saturday Nov. 18th until Thu. November 30th
Thursday Nov. 23rd
Opening: Thursday, November 23, 6-8pm
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Show Runs: Tuesday Nov. 21st until Sat. December 9th