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“To dehumanize is devine”

“To dehumanize is devine”

Curator: Theo Fox This series, compromised of clipping from “J.K. Rowling Writes abiyt Her Reasons for Speaking out on Sex and Gender Issus” and Chapter 18 of “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”, is a radical form of erasure poetry in which the rest of the page is discarded entirely, allowing for subsequent decontextualization

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Self-Portrait in F Major (2023)

Self-Portrait in F Major (2023)

Curator: Tamara Frooman Self-Portrait in F Major is a series of Frankensteinesque self-portraits created out of selfies taken over the past decade, rotated and overlapped to produce a layered effect that represents the constant struggle to conceptualize a stable and coherent self, despite external intactness. The portraits juxtapose the sense of fragmentation that arises from

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Value Village Poems

Value Village Poems

Curator: Olivia De Sanctis The Value Village Poems are a series which combines found materials collected from several visits to the same Value Village location. Their title suggests a practice of hunting or searching for hand-me-down objects, but it also implies a practice of consumerism. Here the found texts and images are not purchased but

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Notes from the Land of the Commuter

Notes from the Land of the Commuter

Curator: Asa Brunet-Jaily “Notes from the Land of The Commuter” is an ever-expanding project if geolocation and site-specific petry. For this series, I allowed the world around me, the world that plagues every walking hour of my days in this city, to engulf me. I opened myself up to the voices of my environment, to

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Self-Portrait Series (2023)

Self-Portrait Series (2023)

Curator: Asa Brunet-Jaily (from left to right) materials: digital art using photography and drawing, printed on paper “In “Self-Portrait Series”, ephemeral moments of self-reflection are shaped into images and words. These self-portraits go beyond my physical self, escaping instead the thoughts. I had as I self-consciously looked at myself in the mirror. Through multimodality-photography, writing,

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Asemic Love Letters

Asemic Love Letters

Curators: Olivia De Sanctics The Asemic Love Letters are an experiment with convention. The illegible text can be deciphered as a series of love letters and notes due to elements on and surrounding the pages. Furthermore, the texts are not codes or puzzles which can be solved. While writing the letter and working on creating

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"You are a euphemism"

"You are a euphemism"

Curators: Aditi Parikh "you are a euphemism" is a body of self-portraits that seek to productively obscure my self to reveal a collective self. An assemblage of collages sourced from Psychology Today, Elle Magazine, and a Woman's World edition on female weight loss, supplemented by the University of Toronto's Varsity. the creation of this work

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2020 - EcoArts & Media Festival - Pollination

2020 - EcoArts & Media Festival - Pollination

This year’s festival takes up an expansive theme of “Pollination,” including the biocultural importance of pollinators to the ecosystem and recognizing pollination in terms of the exchange of knowledge and ideas. This theme invites facilitated conversations across disciplines, to create writing, performances, workshops and artworks that consider pedagogical, environmental and artistic approaches to the concepts

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