z. aina paguergan: kainan na

January 13 – February 10, 2023

Prairie Crocus Space

Kainan na showcases a series of textile works that depict food. At the cross section of textile and food are hand-based labour, time, inherited memories and use value of enjoyment and domestic nourishment. Kainan na is an artist’s invitation to the table. 

z. aina paguergan is a textile artist making work discussing their upbringing as a filipino immigrant. Their work considers the connection between cultural food dishes, the medium of textile art, and the role of the hand present in both. A recent graduate, they hold a BFA from the Alberta University of the Arts.

Documentation by Han Sungpil.