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KARINA IRVINE is a 2nd generation settler of Swedish and Scottish ancestry based in Vancouver, BC, the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh and Səl̓ílwətaɬ Nations. She is a writer, researcher and sometimes curator. She holds an MA in Art History and diploma in Curatorial Studies from York University and BFA from Emily Carr University. Her writing has been published in Canadian Art, C Magazine, Frieze, BlackFlash, among other outlets. Her current research has been exploring the impacts of resource extraction on language, labour and materiality.

TEGAN MOORE works with sculpture and installation using methods of saving, salvage, and deconstruction, in a material research practice investigating the hidden systems that mediate interior climates. Her recent exhibitions include Immersion Grade, at Vivo Media Arts (2019) and Variations at Zalucky Contemporary (2018). She has participated in residencies at Tokyo Arts and Space, Mustarinda (Finland), and Flaggfabrikken (now Aldea, Norway). She co-organizes the project space Support, in London, Ontario, and is part of The Synthetic Collective, a collaborative group researching plastics pollution and organizing the upcoming exhibition, Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Though at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto.

The artist would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council for supporting the realization of this project. Special thanks to Karina Irvine, Avery Moore Kloss, HaeAhn Kwon, and Paul Kajander for their work on the exhibition’s accompanying material.