MAAD Speaker Series: Mary Anne Barkhouse


Mary Anne Barkhouse Artist Talk, presented by the MAAD Speakers Series with light reception at Onsite Gallery following talk

 
DateThursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Cost

Free

Location

100 McCaul St., Room 230

Thursday, March 7, 2019
1 to 2 p.m.

100 McCaul St., Room 230

Presented by the MAAD Speakers Series
Light reception at Onsite Gallery following talk

Free

Mary Anne Barkhouse was born in Vancouver, B.C. but has strong ties to both coasts as her mother is from the Nimpkish band, Kwakiutl First Nation of Alert Bay, B.C. and her father is of German and British descent from Nova Scotia. As a result of her personal and family experience with land and water stewardship, Barkhouse's work examines ecological concerns and intersections of cultre through the use of animal imagery.

Inspired by issues surrounding empire and survival, Barkhouse creates installations that evoke consideration of the self as a response to history and environment. She currently resides in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario.

 

Mary Anne Barkhouse's work is currently on view at Onsite Gallery, as part of the exhibition, How to Breathe Forever. How to Breathe Forever underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, coral, humans, insects, land, plants and water. The belief that everything in the universe has a place and deserves equal respect is the core of this exhibition and positions our relations with others — including the 'natural' world — as active and reciprocal. The artwork invites you to consider a personhood that attentively collaborates and exchanges with all living things.

Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events. The gallery is located at 199 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 0H4. Telephone: 416-977-6000, ext. 265. Opening hours are: Wednesdays from noon to 8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission.



Mary Anne Barkhouse MAAD speaker series
DateThursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

100 McCaul St., Room 230

OCAD U Professor Gord Peteran is part of a group exhibition called Undomesticated.  Through critical investigations of the domestic realm, Undomesticated considers the psychological, political and emotional layers that shape our sense of home and belonging.
Among All These Tundras features contemporary art by Indigenous artists from around the circumpolar world.
Free public reception of Onsite Gallery's newest exhibition, ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ Among All These Tundras
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Arctic/Amazon Symposium 
12 Degrees is pleased to exhibit a new work by acclaimed artist Colette Laliberté. From September 20 to December 26, 2019, Laliberté’s site specific installation of three-dimensional works on paper will be on display at 12 Degrees, Monday through Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm. 
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Join Inuk artist, writer, curator, throatsinger, spoken word poet and Onsite Gallery exhibiting artist, Taqralik Partridge, for a spoken word performance and writing activity.
Piranha, Comic Art and Political Cartoons by the Union Art Service.
Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award-winning poet SONNET L’ABBE returns with her third collection in which a mixed-race woman decomposes her inheritance of Shakespeare.
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Thursday, March 7, 2019
1 to 2 p.m.

100 McCaul St., Room 230

Presented by the MAAD Speakers Series
Light reception at Onsite Gallery following talk

Free

Mary Anne Barkhouse was born in Vancouver, B.C. but has strong ties to both coasts as her mother is from the Nimpkish band, Kwakiutl First Nation of Alert Bay, B.C. and her father is of German and British descent from Nova Scotia. As a result of her personal and family experience with land and water stewardship, Barkhouse's work examines ecological concerns and intersections of cultre through the use of animal imagery.

Inspired by issues surrounding empire and survival, Barkhouse creates installations that evoke consideration of the self as a response to history and environment. She currently resides in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario.

 

Mary Anne Barkhouse's work is currently on view at Onsite Gallery, as part of the exhibition, How to Breathe Forever. How to Breathe Forever underlines the importance and interconnectedness of air, animals, coral, humans, insects, land, plants and water. The belief that everything in the universe has a place and deserves equal respect is the core of this exhibition and positions our relations with others — including the 'natural' world — as active and reciprocal. The artwork invites you to consider a personhood that attentively collaborates and exchanges with all living things.

Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events. The gallery is located at 199 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 0H4. Telephone: 416-977-6000, ext. 265. Opening hours are: Wednesdays from noon to 8 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St., Room 230
Cost: 
Free
Mary Anne Barkhouse MAAD speaker series
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

Please be advised that OCAD U hosted events may be documented through photographs and video. These images may be used by the University for promotional, advertising, and educational purposes. By participating in our events, both on campus and off-site, you consent to allowing OCAD University to document and use your image and likeness. However, if you do not want us to use a photo or video of you or your child, please don’t hesitate to let us know when you arrive at the event. You’re also welcome to get in touch with OCAD University’s Marketing & Communications office: communications@ocadu.ca.

Be mindful of those in our community who have scent sensitivities; please help OCAD U maintain a healthy, scent-free campus.