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Transmissions Opening Reception

wed17may6:00 pmwed8:00 pmTransmissions Opening Reception6:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Location

Art Gallery at Evergreen

1205 Pinetree Way

Event Details

Join us on Wednesday, May 17, 6:00pm-8:00pm for the opening reception of Transmissions at the Art Gallery at Evergreen.
Within the spun fibres of yarn, the warp and weft of a weaving, the blocks of a quilt and the bond of indigo dye to fabric, textiles hold boundless knowledge, transmitted over generations. The artists in this group exhibition play with ideas and materials to explore how textiles connect to the body, sculptural forms and technologies both old and new.
 
Light refreshments will be served. Opening remarks will take place at 7pm. This event is wheelchair accessible.
 
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
 
Jonathan Alfaro
Katherine Boyer
Roxanne Charles
Emily Hermant
Damla Tamer
Valérie d. Walker
 
May 13 – July 23, 2023
 
Within the spun fibres of yarn, the warp and weft of a weaving, the blocks of a quilt and the bond of indigo dye to fabric, textiles hold boundless knowledge, transmitted over generations. The exhibited artists draw on complex histories and rich cultural and personal practices connected to textiles to build sculptural works that move away from the gallery wall. Their techniques span weaving, dyeing, knotting and casting, among other processes. The artworks, created from a variety of organic and manufactured materials—from animal fibres and plant material to wire, rubber silicone and plastic—fill the gallery from floor to ceiling. The works’ relation to the body, three-dimensional space and evolving technologies stitch together the varied artworks presented in Transmissions.