Ryan Pechnick: Investigations of Phenomena and Materiality


An MFA thesis exhibition in the Interdisciplinary Master's in Art, Media and Design program.

 
DateTuesday, March 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 1, 2016 - 1:00am

Phone

416-977-6000

Email

rp14jm@student.ocadu.ca

Location

OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul Street, Toronto

The works of art you will find in this space are both interactive and time-based. For each of these, I have posted instructions for how you can start to interact and manipulate the objects and materials in the space. Upon the walls you will also find quotes to reflect upon while you are in between experiencing the different artworks.

I believe that there is something learned through the experience of physical interaction that can only be learned by performing that action with our bodies. In this interdisciplinary master’s thesis work, I am not interested in using material representationally in order to build meaning. Instead, these works focus on how our lived experience can form a greater understanding of our material world that cannot be communicated through verbal means.

Ryan Pechnick (b. 1989 Chicago) is an internationally exhibiting artist who is currently working on his MFA in Interdisciplinary Art, Media, and Design at OCAD University in Toronto. In his interdisciplinary practice, Ryan investigates phenomena found in everyday objects, materials, and spaces using photography, digital video, and sculptural installations.

Exhibition Closing March 31, 5-9 PM.

 

 



Investigations of Phenomena and Materiality
DateTuesday, March 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 1, 2016 - 1:00am

Phone

416-977-6000

Email

rp14jm@student.ocadu.ca

Website Location

OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul Street, Toronto

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 1, 2016 - 1:00am

The works of art you will find in this space are both interactive and time-based. For each of these, I have posted instructions for how you can start to interact and manipulate the objects and materials in the space. Upon the walls you will also find quotes to reflect upon while you are in between experiencing the different artworks.

I believe that there is something learned through the experience of physical interaction that can only be learned by performing that action with our bodies. In this interdisciplinary master’s thesis work, I am not interested in using material representationally in order to build meaning. Instead, these works focus on how our lived experience can form a greater understanding of our material world that cannot be communicated through verbal means.

Ryan Pechnick (b. 1989 Chicago) is an internationally exhibiting artist who is currently working on his MFA in Interdisciplinary Art, Media, and Design at OCAD University in Toronto. In his interdisciplinary practice, Ryan investigates phenomena found in everyday objects, materials, and spaces using photography, digital video, and sculptural installations.

Exhibition Closing March 31, 5-9 PM.

 

 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Student Gallery, 52 McCaul Street, Toronto
Email: 
rp14jm@student.ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000
Investigations of Phenomena and Materiality
Keywords: 
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