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parallax: landscape in translation, 2014

Cynthia Hammond, Kelly Thompson, and Kathleen Vaughan present parallax: landscape in translation at the fofa gallery, Concordia University, Montreal. The exhibition includes paintings of acrylic on canvas (Hammond), hand-woven digital jacquard cloth (Thompson), and digital and hand embroidery and textile piecing (Vaughan).

The common theme is the embodied experience of landscape, and the representation, defamiliarization, and translation of landscape via different media. The assembled works meditate on the passage of time, by either fixing a moment (the play of light on water), revisiting the same place again and again (such as a well-traveled trail), or by aiming to represent a transient encounter with a place of great significance. The artists deploy a combination of digital and analogue processes, working with and against authoritative forms of spatial representation (Google maps, digital photography, computerized looms).

2-28 sept 2014
vernissage 4 sept, 17-19h
galerie fofa, université concordia, 1515 rue ste-catherine ouest, coin guy

With special thanks to jake moore and Tee Strickland for support along the way.



Invitation to parallax: landscape in translation