October 7 – December 4, 2016
Screens and Thresholds
Curated by Raymond Boisjoly
Friday, October 7, 7 PM: Introduction with Raymond Boisjoly, Tricia Livingston, and Krista Belle Stewart, followed by opening reception
Thursday, October 13, 8 PM: Sound performance by Postcommodity
“Screens and Thresholds” considers the impact of mediation on our understanding of history and experience. Diverse works in photography, video, and installation are brought together to examine the anxieties and possibilities in visualizing cultural knowledge—from the limits of scientific objectivity, to the ways knowledge is transferred from one person to another, to the persistence of certain practices in changing circumstances. The exhibition highlights the processes of transformation, not simply their results; in this way, the works may be framed as “medial,” situated somewhere between a beginning and an end. “Screens and Thresholds” features the work of Scott Benesiinaabandan, Tricia Livingston, Mike MacDonald, Karthik Pandian, Krista Belle Stewart, and the art collective Postcommodity.
Raymond Boisjoly has exhibited widely across Canada and internationally. He received the 2016 VIVA Award and was also shortlisted for this year’s Sobey Art Prize. He is an Assistant Professor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
Karthik Pandian, Oversight, (2011)
Cover Image, Scott Benesiinaabandan: little resistances: marylezin, 2015, digital media