JJ Lee: Inventories


An installation by Toronto artist and OCAD faculty JJ Lee. This work will be on display at the Capacity 3 Gallery from May 8 until June 9, 2018. Reception on Saturday June 9th from 1-3pm 

 
DateTuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Location

Capacity 3 Gallery, 6 Dublin St, Guelph ON

Inventories
May 8-June 9, 2018
Closing Reception June 9, 1-3 pm
Capacity 3 Gallery, 6 Dublin St, Guelph ON

An installation by Toronto artist and OCAD faculty JJ Lee. This work will be on display at the Capacity 3 Gallery from May 8 until June 9, 2018. Reception on Saturday June 9th from 1-3pm 

Artist JJ Lee incurred a concussion a few years ago and was restriction from computer screens, televisions, cell phones, reading of books, doing crossword puzzles or listening to audiobooks. However, she was allowed to draw. She started drawing anything that crossed her mind about seeing, the brain and neuroscience, including autism. Contributions and collaborations from her partially deaf, autistic daughter are interspersed in an investigation of meaning of medical labels, identity, systems of classifications, grouping, cultures, and the arbitrary approaches to categorization. Labels are about naming, identifying, systems of classifications, grouping, cultures, and the arbitrary approaches to categorization. In reality, labels do not capture the complexity and diversity of being we all experience. Through this installation the artist hopes to re-create this tension between the bureaucratic structure of labelling and the unsystematic reality of human individuality.

JJ Lee’s work explores the intersection of Chinese and Canadian cultures by appropriating images from a variety of sources. Born and raised in Halifax, NS, Lee received her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1992. After living in Vancouver and exhibiting across Canada, Lee pursued her MFA from York University, Toronto (1999. She is the recipient of several awards, such as from the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, RBC New Canadian Painting Competition and the Asian Canadian Artists Fund for Visual Arts. She is represented in the Magenta Foundation’s Carte Blanche: Painting, a survey of contemporary Canadian painters. She is Assistant Professor, Contemporary Issues of Representation at OCAD University in Toronto, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

 



Poster for exhibition
DateTuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Website Location

Capacity 3 Gallery, 6 Dublin St, Guelph ON

Robotic Printing -- On a global scale, cross-disciplinary research to leverage the full potential of digital fabrication and applications of robotics are at the forefront of design. Design researchers and creative scholars are increasingly investigating integrated design and robotic control methods for applications in on-site digital fabrication and bespoke digital prefabrication, to reimagine the possibilities of interiors, architecture, and design.
How to Breathe Forever is an exhibition that underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, coral, humans, insects, land, plants and water.
Free public reception of Onsite Gallery's newest exhibition, How to Breathe Forever
In this exhibition OCAD U Industrial Design students explore what collaborative, investigative, people-first, ground-up approaches show what we might do to better design our world, recognize and facilitate our personal and physical needs and enable us all to be important contributors to participants in our city, society and culture.
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 17, 5-7 pm
The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.
"Until the Last Breath" by Illustration student Debbie Woo is exhibiting her work in this upcoming group show.
DTAH is excited to participate as a venue for DesignTO Festival 2019. From January 18-27, visit our studio at 50 Park Road in Toronto to see window art installation "Skeleton" by artist Chung-Im Kim.
LUCID is a startup company at CSI, Bev Dywan from the Industrial Design program is their design and strategy advisor. Their intention is to provide mental health support in an unique atmosphere. Using biometrics read from your body via a wearable bracelet, a custom play list is sent to headphones you wear while in the experience. Small vibrations from sound transducers respond to the music, and are perceivable in your back, arms and legs. In 5 minutes you will have achieved a greater sense of relaxation as a result of the various sensory inputs.
One Who Protects a Sibling is an OCAD University project in which pairs of Indigenous and Black makers exhibit the mediated objects and experiences that reflect the dialogues about each other’s identities, aesthetics, and relations to the land.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Inventories
May 8-June 9, 2018
Closing Reception June 9, 1-3 pm
Capacity 3 Gallery, 6 Dublin St, Guelph ON

An installation by Toronto artist and OCAD faculty JJ Lee. This work will be on display at the Capacity 3 Gallery from May 8 until June 9, 2018. Reception on Saturday June 9th from 1-3pm 

Artist JJ Lee incurred a concussion a few years ago and was restriction from computer screens, televisions, cell phones, reading of books, doing crossword puzzles or listening to audiobooks. However, she was allowed to draw. She started drawing anything that crossed her mind about seeing, the brain and neuroscience, including autism. Contributions and collaborations from her partially deaf, autistic daughter are interspersed in an investigation of meaning of medical labels, identity, systems of classifications, grouping, cultures, and the arbitrary approaches to categorization. Labels are about naming, identifying, systems of classifications, grouping, cultures, and the arbitrary approaches to categorization. In reality, labels do not capture the complexity and diversity of being we all experience. Through this installation the artist hopes to re-create this tension between the bureaucratic structure of labelling and the unsystematic reality of human individuality.

JJ Lee’s work explores the intersection of Chinese and Canadian cultures by appropriating images from a variety of sources. Born and raised in Halifax, NS, Lee received her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1992. After living in Vancouver and exhibiting across Canada, Lee pursued her MFA from York University, Toronto (1999. She is the recipient of several awards, such as from the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, RBC New Canadian Painting Competition and the Asian Canadian Artists Fund for Visual Arts. She is represented in the Magenta Foundation’s Carte Blanche: Painting, a survey of contemporary Canadian painters. She is Assistant Professor, Contemporary Issues of Representation at OCAD University in Toronto, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

 

Venue & Address: 
Capacity 3 Gallery, 6 Dublin St, Guelph ON
Poster for exhibition
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