The exhibit focused primarily on the impact that industry and human development have had on the environment, and by extension our perception of the world. But it also had an element of optimism, championing the idea that the arts and sciences can work together to confront global issues.
Titled Point and Place, this collection of video stills captures Kelsey McGruer’s organic movement around her cottage, exploring what she describes as her “ancestral home” in a totally new way.
“I question what it is to be animal, and if it is possible to reconnect with nature and other living beings by addressing our mutual fragility and mortality.”—Gillian King, U of O masters of fine arts candidate.
When assigned with the theme of water, Razek says the group wanted to approach the subject in a more psychological context, studying controversial water conservation issues in Canada, “and how contemporary art can play a role in that.”
Strathcona Park will be transformed by the Mental Illness Caregivers Association of Canada (MICA) into an art and artisanal exhibition on Aug. 8, featuring the work of over 70 artisans, from local honey producers to painters
University of Ottawa Masters of Fine Arts candidate Stanzie Tooth opened her thesis exhibition this past weekend which was inspired by one of the most famous Canadian muses—Canada itself.