Alison Judd: Solo Exhibition


The installation of the contiguous prints and paper sculptures disrupt scale, develop new relationships, and facilitate a metamorphosis of materials.

 
DateFriday, February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Website

www.openstudio.ca

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www.alisonjuddwork.com

Location

Open Studio 401 Richmond Street West Suite 104 Toronto, Ontario

Alison Judd  Solo Exhibition

Open Studio, Toronto

February 15, 2018 – March 16, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION

 February 15, 2019 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Even the continents have no place but earth

The title of this exhibition is borrowed from a poem by Canadian poet and philosopher Jan Zwicky, The Geology of Norway, which explores the discrepancy between logical language and the ineffable, how we struggle to find and express meaning. These tensions are reflected in Judd’s affinity for the factual: collecting scientific imagery, maps, charts, and geological illustrations, all the while mining for poetry in the language of scientific description. She is         particularly compelled by how such representations can strip away emotional and relational complexity, and how metaphor and materiality can restore a nuanced understanding to what is and is not. The installation of the contiguous prints and paper sculptures disrupt scale, develop new relationships, and facilitate a metamorphosis of materials.

Sometimes the movement of the earth is evident in large catastrophic events, but we must not forget it is always moving, small imperceptible shifts under our feet. The scale of the shift, the crack, the fracture: does it go unnoticed or does it take your feet out from under you?

www.openstudio.ca

www.alisonjuddwork.com

Alison Judd would like acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant.



abstract artwork in hues of grey
DateFriday, February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Website

www.openstudio.ca

www.alisonjuddwork.com

Location

Open Studio 401 Richmond Street West Suite 104 Toronto, Ontario

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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Alison Judd  Solo Exhibition

Open Studio, Toronto

February 15, 2018 – March 16, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION

 February 15, 2019 – 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Even the continents have no place but earth

The title of this exhibition is borrowed from a poem by Canadian poet and philosopher Jan Zwicky, The Geology of Norway, which explores the discrepancy between logical language and the ineffable, how we struggle to find and express meaning. These tensions are reflected in Judd’s affinity for the factual: collecting scientific imagery, maps, charts, and geological illustrations, all the while mining for poetry in the language of scientific description. She is         particularly compelled by how such representations can strip away emotional and relational complexity, and how metaphor and materiality can restore a nuanced understanding to what is and is not. The installation of the contiguous prints and paper sculptures disrupt scale, develop new relationships, and facilitate a metamorphosis of materials.

Sometimes the movement of the earth is evident in large catastrophic events, but we must not forget it is always moving, small imperceptible shifts under our feet. The scale of the shift, the crack, the fracture: does it go unnoticed or does it take your feet out from under you?

www.openstudio.ca

www.alisonjuddwork.com

Alison Judd would like acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant.

Venue & Address: 
Open Studio 401 Richmond Street West Suite 104 Toronto, Ontario
Website: 
www.openstudio.ca
www.alisonjuddwork.com
abstract artwork in hues of grey
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