MAIN SPACE EXHIBITION
OCTOBER 26 – NOVEMBER 23, 2012
RECEPTION: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 8 PM
ARTIST TALK: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 2 PM
LOCATION – STRIDE GALLERY
1004 MACLEOD TRAIL S.E., CALGARY, ALBERTA
WHERE WHERE THERE THERE is a video installation based on Gertrude Stein’s play Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights. Drawing from the themes found in Stein’s play, the work incorporates traces of the original text interwoven with other found “texts” such as interviews, documentary footage, and videos on youtube. The found texts are used as a secondary “script” from which a multiplicity of roles, scenes, and narratives emerge. The work addresses the reiteration of performance through various structural tropes (cinematic and theatrical) and the relationship between performance and the camera.
KARILYNN MING HO is a visual and performance artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her practice involves research and exploration of various formal and conceptual notions of performativity and takes shape as live actions, video, installation, and photography. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout Canada.
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ALLISON COLLINS is an independent curator and writer based in Vancouver, BC. Collins holds an MA in Art History (Critical and Curatorial Studies) from UBC. Her writing has been published on ArcPost.ca; in C Magazine, Fuse and ARTSlant. She was recently the Event Manager for Institutions by Artists.