Saralee James: Revolutions And Revelations

Curated by: Karen Love

Saralee James's large oeuvre of photography, film, video, and sound work, produced over more than twenty-five years, ranges from backstage at a gay club in Vancouver, the 'edges' of wedding parties in Queen Elizabeth Park, wrestling matches, pool halls and other sites of "men at play", to a Guatemalan refugee camp in Chiapas, Mexico, an earthquake-torn Mexico City, revolution in Nicaragua, activism in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, and homeless in New York City. The work in this exhibition spans seventeen years.

Supported by the Canada Council, The National Film Board of Canada Pacific Centre, New School Teachers Society, The Leon & Thea Koerner Foundation and individual donations.

A catalogue was published by Presentation House Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition.

Exhibition Brochure 
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Events

July 2, 7:30 p.m.

Solomon & Other Films and Videos by Saralee James

Fanfare and Epilogue, a performance piece by The Robert Minden Ensemble will begin the evening. Reception hosted by Cineworks, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution West and Pacific Cinematheque Pacifique.

Saralee James: revolutions & revelations exhibition publication
Saralee James: revolutions & revelations exhibition publication
Poster for the exhibition "revolutions and revelations"
Poster for the exhibition "revolutions and revelations"
Revolutions and revelations, Gallery Invitation - back
Gallery Invitation - back
saralee james, Gallery Invitation - front
Gallery Invitation - front

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