Collapsing New Buildings
January 24 - February 23, 2002 in the Main Space
A three-part installation exploring the relationship between the vertical and the horizontal. It is relating the horizontal that we live in with the vertical of the urban modern living we house in. It includes 3 parts: Album, BILTS, and Model City. The BILTS were six well-known Toronto building carved out of maple beams. Model City contained 12 black and white photos of model buildings taken from Toronto’s City Hall. The last piece is Album. It contains 50 laminated images hung in the gallery that are taken from books and magazines to create a narrative that can be read.
September 14, 2002; Edmonton homeless count: 1160
January 24 - February 23, 2002 in the ProjEx Room
Focusing on the homeless population in Edmonton using arranged sculptural figurines.
Jewel Goodwyn, Andrew Harwood
March 1 - 30, 2002 in the Main Space
A show in which sexually explicitness connects pieces by two artists. Andrew Harwood explores Expo 67. Using displays of dildos and bras, he represents the countries of Expo 67. Goodwyn uses more of an aspect of gender in her pieces. A large tradeshow image of a penetrated labia with a happy face over the knuckle of the finger is called “Fucking Happy”. There is also seven ready made vaginas that have women’s voices accompanying them.
The Doctoredmentary Project
March 1 - 30, 2002 in the ProjEx Room
Consists of 18 staged black and white photographs challenging the role of the photographer in shooting documentary photos and how they may construct the meaning of the photo altogether.
Curated by: Isabela C. Varela
Artists:Jackie Barrett, Tanya Camp, Jonathan Eschak, Kristina Kudryk, Tandie McLeod, Savi Pannu
April 4 - May 18, 2002 in the Main Space
New Geographers consistes of six Edmonton-based artists exploring popular assumptions about places we inhibit: urban, rural, suburban, and industrial landscapes. Varela wanted to explore the city we routinely inhabit everyday and the actual city we live in.
Million Dollar Mountain Man
April 4 - May 18 in the ProjEx Room
June 5 - 15, 2002
Artwork from the Securing Hopeful Futures program at The Mennonite Centre for Newcomers.
Even More Famous Drawings
June 21 - July 20, 2002
Popular drawings and illustrations by Dzama were shown, each bizarre character having a narrative within themselves.
mind behind academic perceives in spite of sound
June 21 - July 20, 2002 in the Projex Room
This installation is a random poetry generator that challenges the human brain’s need to make sense of phrases even if they are non-sense.
Famished (or clan-destined behavior)
July 25 - August 31, 2002 in the Main Space
Smolinski’s anecdotal paintings and drawings give linear narratives that aren’t always clear. They leave some meaning up to the viewers but have some very interesting and defining aspects to them. They definitely emphasize the dominant male role in a relationship and also in the family life.
The Cobras (Heartless Art Thugs)
Guilt By Association
July 25 - August 31, 2002 in the ProjEx Room
The group of skaters bring together a mish-mash of work. Matt Cobra, the leader of the pack contributed two digital prints. The work was described to centre around the nostalgia of their skating youth and remembering the fears and issues they went through way back then.
September 13 - October 12, 2002 in the Main Space
This exhibition takes place not only on the gallery walls but also in bus shelters. The work is based on photographs Gubash took reminiscing the locations of incidents from newspaper articles. It is trying to connect the people with the locations of events they read about on a daily basis. Instead of just reading about them, they can view and empathize with the actual location of the event.
September 13 - October 12, 2002 in the ProjEx Room
Curated by:Donna Wawzonek
Artists: Scott Townsend, David Lawson, Clint Wilson, Anne Marie Nakagawa, Luis Jacob, Eryn Foster, Olexander Wlasenko, Michael Campbell, John Murchie, Nicole Sanches
October 18 - November 16, 2002 in the Main Space
Goose bumps: dolls in the t-shirt world
October 18 - November 16, 2002 in the ProjEx Room