Plastic Bag Monument


Plastic Bag Monument is a group exhibit exploring plastic bags as a creative medium. Photographer Wynne Neilly and florist Bethany Rose Puttkemery have utilized plastic material within their series of queer portraiture. The installation component has been completely sourced from the consumption of the artists over the past three months.
 

 
DateThursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Email

Ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Location

165 Augusta Ave

Plastic Bag Monument is a group exhibit exploring plastic bags as a creative medium. Photographer Wynne Neilly and florist Bethany Rose Puttkemery have utilized plastic material within their series of queer portraiture. The installation component has been completely sourced from the consumption of the artists over the past three months.

The average life span of a plastic bag is a thousand years. The immensity of this installation - the sheer mass of this bag collection - encourages viewers to consider the implications of plastic consumption by viewing the amount of space in which three months of plastic bag consumption takes up. Artists Bethany Rose Puttkemery and Lee D’Angelo raise environmental questions through the construction of this plastic installation while also seeking to find beauty and new possibility from a material that this entirely problematic.

There will be an opening night tattoo performance by RAT666TAT. All of the funds collected will be donated to Unist’ot’en camp and tattoos will be by donation only.



a couple kissing
DateThursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Email

Ignitegallery@ocadu.ca

Website Location

165 Augusta Ave

Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
The cigar box guitar (CBG) is the perfect entry level instrument for the aspiring musician. The significance of playing a musical instrument you have made with your own hands is not a small thing. In just two days you will learn to build a fretless, 3 string cigar box guitar.
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Celebrated Canadian music producer and musician Bob Ezrin discusses the organics of making music with plants, animals and humans.
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Jennifer Franks will discuss the pendulum swing between complexity and simplicity throughout art history, while highlighting the historic influences in the contemporary work of T.M. Glass.
A Man Named Pearl tells the inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar
a person with a bag on their head
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

Plastic Bag Monument is a group exhibit exploring plastic bags as a creative medium. Photographer Wynne Neilly and florist Bethany Rose Puttkemery have utilized plastic material within their series of queer portraiture. The installation component has been completely sourced from the consumption of the artists over the past three months.

The average life span of a plastic bag is a thousand years. The immensity of this installation - the sheer mass of this bag collection - encourages viewers to consider the implications of plastic consumption by viewing the amount of space in which three months of plastic bag consumption takes up. Artists Bethany Rose Puttkemery and Lee D’Angelo raise environmental questions through the construction of this plastic installation while also seeking to find beauty and new possibility from a material that this entirely problematic.

There will be an opening night tattoo performance by RAT666TAT. All of the funds collected will be donated to Unist’ot’en camp and tattoos will be by donation only.

Venue & Address: 
165 Augusta Ave
Email: 
Ignitegallery@ocadu.ca
a couple kissing
Keywords: 
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.