Here is the press release for the Mixtape exhibit at Emily Carr opening next week:
Mixtape: black holes, trauma andleather
Vancouver, BC (July 06, 2015)
Mixtape: Black Holes, Trauma and Leather is theinterimexhibitionbystudentsintheMasterofAppliedArtsatEmilyCarrUniversityofArtand Design. Join seven artists from Vancouver to St. John’s using media that traversefilm, soundscape, sculpture, painting and photography as they
investigate themesof movement,
Christopher McLeod invites you to join thecampaign4awesome.
explores her identity in music
subcultures in a mixed media installationto
give the audience a totalperformance.
Jay Havens examines visual storytelling and makes experiments withtransposing narrative to visual form
using Indigenous ways of knowing such as Wampum
John Rao explores Hertizian spaces creating an impression of the
culture we occupyon the Internet,
offering a representation through sound andlight.
Kemi Craig intertwines movement with celluloid to understand bodies
andpower dynamics in oursociety.
Rafi Spivak uses found footage of famous evangelical speakers and a
policemurder investigation video to
create two film installations that challenge notions ofabstraction andlanguage.
Ross Kelly pushes the edges of what the camera can capture and what
theresulting image can communicate.
He does this through the use of collage, seriality, andby presenting the imagery in a range of contexts andsituations.
The opening reception is on July 16 at 6:30pm until 10pm
in the Concourse andMediaGallery of Emily Carr University Art +
Design. The show runs until July 26,2015
Look forward to seeing you at the opening. Please contact me with any questions. Christopher