G101 presents Intimate Entanglements

Georgia Mathewson | 11-Jul-2017
"Intimate Entanglements" is the MFA thesis exhibition of emerging artist Lindsey Wilson, and is presented in collaboration with the University of Ottawa Department of Visual Arts. #craft #contemporaryart #textiles #plants #alchemy #multidisciplinary #queer #feminist
Venue: Gallery 101
Address: 51 B Young Street
Date: July 27th
Time: 5 to 7pm
Web: http://www.g101.ca/exhibits/intimate-entanglements
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Lindsey Wilson, Dyed in the Wool (2017), Credit: L. Wilson
Thursday, July 20, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017
Opening Thursday, July 27, 2017, 5 to 7pm

"Intimate Entanglements" is the MFA thesis exhibition of emerging artist Lindsey Wilson, and is presented in collaboration with the University of Ottawa Department Of Visual Arts. Lindsey"s work is process driven and is grounded in an intimate relationship with craft materials. Working in a multidisciplinary fashion, but primarily with textile based materials, her practice investigates the complexity of bodily relationships to materials, objects, and the spaces they occupy. Invested in queer and feminist interventions in the production of art and knowledge, "Intimate Entanglements" is an exploration of the practice of dyeing wool with plant based materials, described by the artist as a sort of "kitchen alchemy". Incorporating techniques such as weaving, crochet, and hand-spinning, Wilson"s woolly installation invites the viewer to immerse themselves in a multisensory experience that encourages a reconsideration of domestic tasks as essential to producing knowledge and constructing identities. Tending to the work daily, the artist"s body is implicated in the slow process of dyeing and the work becomes at once sculptural and time-based.

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Gallery 101 gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa, the Ontario Arts Council (an agency of the Government of Ontario) and the Canada Council for the Arts. Gallery 101 thanks the Asinabka Festival, our members, volunteers, partners, and all our relations.

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