Liss Platt
September 19, 2016 - October 23, 2016

Liss Platt is a media artist whose recent photo-based and film work promotes deep observation of quotidian spaces and objects as a form of portraiture and self-portraiture. While in residence, Liss will be working on an experimental film using optical printing and hand processing techniques. Titled familiar/film•aria, the piece is, in the first instance, about…

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Film Screening: Dark Horse Candidate
October 4, 2016 – 7:30pm

Dark Horse Candidate by Liss Platt 2015, 79 minutes, Color, Sound The complexity of father-daughter relationships is explored in this quirky documentary about a queer filmmaker and her constitutionalist father. Using her father’s unofficial candidacy for President of the United States as a pretext for making a documentar y about him, the filmmaker takes this…

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Artist Talk: Liss Platt
October 12, 2016 – 7:30pm

Please join us at Struts & Faucet for an artist talk with artist-in-residence Liss Platt. Liss Platt is a media artist whose recent photo-based and film work promotes deep observation of quotidian spaces and objects as a form of portraiture and self-portraiture. While in residence, Liss will be working on an experimental film using optical…

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A Handmade Assembly
October 19, 2016 - October 22, 2016

Organized collaboratively by the Owens Art Gallery and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre with the participation of Mount Allison University’s Fine Arts Department and Thunder & Lightning Ideas Ltd, A Handmade Assembly invites artists, curators and others from the region and away to lead discussions, facilitate workshops, initiate projects, open exhibitions, and share…

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Myriam Jacob-Allard
November 5, 2016 - December 8, 2016

Myriam Jacob-Allard is from Abitibi-Témiscamingue, she lives and works in Montreal. She received a master’s degree in Fine Arts and Media Arts from the Université du Québec à Montreal (2014) and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University (2009). She has an interdisciplinary approach and works primarily with performance, video, craft and installation.…

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CCC
March 19, 2017 - April 22, 2017

CCC (see see see) (sea sea sea) (si si si) is a small art collective consisting of one visual artist, Braden Labonte and one audio artist, Angela Shackel. They have exhibited works in Canada, Europe, the US and the UK. They have also been invited to produce audio works for such institutions as the Koffler…

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Beth Frey
April 30, 2017 - June 3, 2017

Beth Frey is a Montreal-based artist working in drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Using humour and pathos, Frey examines the boundaries and ruptures of the body as sites of growth and creativity vis-a-vis the boundaries and ruptures intrinsic to the art objects she creates. She has shown in galleries across Canada, as well as in…

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Marco D’Andrea
June 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017

Born in Ontario, Canada, D’Andrea grew up in the small town of Sharon. In this semi-rural community the legacy of the 1970s – long hair, big cars, loud stereo systems and hard rock on vinyl – still had influence. Sound had weight and dimension; D’Andrea has strong memories of lying on the floor listening to…

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Life of a Craphead
August 20, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Life of a Craphead is the collaboration of Amy Lam and Jon McCurley since 2006. Their work spans performance art, film, and curation. Projects include The Life of a Craphead Fifty Year Retrospective, 2006-2056 (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2013), an fake career retrospective of all the work they will ever make; Double Double Land…

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