Presque-vu By Matthew Kyba
A strange phenomenon occurs when one can almost remember a memory, term, or detail, yet falls short as it barely escapes them. Concentration seems to grip the sand too tightly as whatever we hoped to recall slowly falls through our fingers. As an artist, Jen Aitken capitalizes on this sense of Presque-Vu, or almost seen.
RE: HOW DO YOU SURRENDER TO A DRONE by Craig Rodmore
Photographs and sculptures with a photographic charactereverything is made, and yet everything has an air of reproduction or reconstruction.
Some Things That May Or May Not Relate by Alex Bowron
We exploded the countdown device and now we can no longer count down to the explosion.
The Transitive Nightfall of Diamonds: On the Recent Drawings of Lisa Neighbour by Jennifer McMackon
Each drawing in the series portrays in isolation the skeletal remains of a large demolished vehicle (or two) sagging in the aftermath of a long dissipated thud. An impression of the passage of time is embedded formally in each work as destroyed vehicular prototypes are culled from newspapers and other sources of media.
Lee Henderson: The Known Effects of Lightning on the Body by Jennifer Matotek
The video’s action is repetitive: one match lights another match, over and over again. The longer we watch the video, we begin to recognize that apart from the occasional unique response of the matchstick to the flameit is the movement of the hand that sometimes appears to light each match that assures us each segment is unique.