connection_found: Exhibition Reception


Join us for the reception for connection_found, an online exhibition curated by feelSpace, an ad hoc interdisciplinary curatorial collective based in Tkaronto at OCAD University.

 
DateThursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 ext. 423

Cost

FREE

Email

gradstudies@ocadu.ca

Website

https://feelspace.cargo.site/

Location

Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. W.

connection_found

Visit the exhibition here:
https://feelspace.cargo.site/

Exhibition Reception: 
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 6pm-8pm
OCAD University, Graduate Gallery

Exhibition Description:
connection_found is an online group exhibition organized by feelSpace featuring works by Ronnie ClarkeTaylor Jolin, Leia Kook-Chun, Madeleine Lychek and Paula TovarNoelle Wharton-Ayer, and Becca Wijshijer. At times humorous, and other times tender, these meditations illustrate the quirks of navigating intimacy in the digital realm as it inadvertently relates back to the body in the physical world. As the name connection_found implies, the works within this exhibition understand connection and intimacy in broad subsets: a found connection between an individual and their complicated cultural history (Wharton-Ayer), between lovers separated by an ocean (Lychek and Tovar), between strangers online (Kook-Chun), between the corporeal and the digital (Clarke), between where we are and where we’ve never been (Jolin), and with alternate versions of ourselves (Wijshijer). Together, these works trace and re-trace digital intimacy, touch, and the body as it moves and navigates towards the virtual realm.

More literally, connection_found also suggests the curatorial alignment of these works in a digital context which, in and of itself, requires finding connection. At the core of the exhibition, connection_found simultaneously expands, individuates, and links the collective experience of existing on the internet.

feelSpace:
feelSpace is an ad hoc interdisciplinary curatorial collective based in Tkaronto at OCAD University. The collective is interested in the implications and potential of curatorial practice within, through, and around digital spaces.

This exhibition is a project related to CRCP-6004, Intro. to Curatorial Practice

 

Image: Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (2019) by Becca Wijshijer

DateThursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 ext. 423

Cost

FREE

Email

gradstudies@ocadu.ca

Website

https://feelspace.cargo.site/

Location

Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. W.

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Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
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Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 6:00pm

connection_found

Visit the exhibition here:
https://feelspace.cargo.site/

Exhibition Reception: 
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 6pm-8pm
OCAD University, Graduate Gallery

Exhibition Description:
connection_found is an online group exhibition organized by feelSpace featuring works by Ronnie ClarkeTaylor Jolin, Leia Kook-Chun, Madeleine Lychek and Paula TovarNoelle Wharton-Ayer, and Becca Wijshijer. At times humorous, and other times tender, these meditations illustrate the quirks of navigating intimacy in the digital realm as it inadvertently relates back to the body in the physical world. As the name connection_found implies, the works within this exhibition understand connection and intimacy in broad subsets: a found connection between an individual and their complicated cultural history (Wharton-Ayer), between lovers separated by an ocean (Lychek and Tovar), between strangers online (Kook-Chun), between the corporeal and the digital (Clarke), between where we are and where we’ve never been (Jolin), and with alternate versions of ourselves (Wijshijer). Together, these works trace and re-trace digital intimacy, touch, and the body as it moves and navigates towards the virtual realm.

More literally, connection_found also suggests the curatorial alignment of these works in a digital context which, in and of itself, requires finding connection. At the core of the exhibition, connection_found simultaneously expands, individuates, and links the collective experience of existing on the internet.

feelSpace:
feelSpace is an ad hoc interdisciplinary curatorial collective based in Tkaronto at OCAD University. The collective is interested in the implications and potential of curatorial practice within, through, and around digital spaces.

This exhibition is a project related to CRCP-6004, Intro. to Curatorial Practice

 

Image: Top 5 Things To Do In Berlin (2019) by Becca Wijshijer

Venue & Address: 
Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond St. W.
Website: 
https://feelspace.cargo.site/
Email: 
gradstudies@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext. 423
Cost: 
FREE
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