Poetics of Trash - IAMD thesis exhibition by Sandra Van Ruymbeke


An Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design thesis exhibition by MFA candidate Sandra Van Ruymbeke

 
DateTuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Cost

FREE

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/graduate-studies/art-media-design-masters.htm

Location

Graduate Gallery, ground floor, 205 Richmond Street West

The Poetics of Trash explores trash and spatial ruin sites by employing media of sculpture, video, photography and assemblage. Based on the premise that trash, in western culture is constructed to be marginalized if not also to be completely invisible, the installation emphasizes visualization and the creation of an immersive experience. One of the pieces, entitled Poetic Under World of Trash (2016), shot at a scrap metal site consists of a slow-motion video of a large pile of discarded industrial waste. The meditative pace of the images give the affect of being underwater or in an otherworldly dimension. Other artworks include a monumental pile of trash brought into the Graduate Gallery and back-lit photographs of hyper-detailed images of trash.  The installation upends preconceived notions of trash revealing the performative qualities of the material, opening new ways to reconceptualise and ruminate on back-end production and the potentiality of garbage.  

Opening Reception: Thursday March 30 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Exhibition open hours:
Tuesday, March 28, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 29, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 1, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

DateTuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Cost

FREE

Website

http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/graduate-studies/art-media-design-masters.htm

Location

Graduate Gallery, ground floor, 205 Richmond Street West

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Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
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image of a piece of garbage on black background - exhibition poster
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Poetics of Trash explores trash and spatial ruin sites by employing media of sculpture, video, photography and assemblage. Based on the premise that trash, in western culture is constructed to be marginalized if not also to be completely invisible, the installation emphasizes visualization and the creation of an immersive experience. One of the pieces, entitled Poetic Under World of Trash (2016), shot at a scrap metal site consists of a slow-motion video of a large pile of discarded industrial waste. The meditative pace of the images give the affect of being underwater or in an otherworldly dimension. Other artworks include a monumental pile of trash brought into the Graduate Gallery and back-lit photographs of hyper-detailed images of trash.  The installation upends preconceived notions of trash revealing the performative qualities of the material, opening new ways to reconceptualise and ruminate on back-end production and the potentiality of garbage.  

Opening Reception: Thursday March 30 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Exhibition open hours:
Tuesday, March 28, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 29, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 1, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Venue & Address: 
Graduate Gallery, ground floor, 205 Richmond Street West
Website: 
http://www.ocadu.ca/academics/graduate-studies/art-media-design-masters.htm
Cost: 
FREE
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