Urban Fictions

Curated by: Lynne Bell
Lorna Brown, Margot Butler, Ana Chang, Allyson Clay, Dana Claxton, Andrea Fatona, Melinda Mollineaux, Shani Mootoo, Susan Schuppli, Karen Ai-Lyn Tee, Cornelia Wyngaarden, Jin-me Yoon

A group exhibition of work by twelve Vancouver artists, addressing women and urban life, including issues of mobility, safety, negotiation, pleasure and transformation.

Presentation House Gallery published a catalogue in conjunction with the exhibition, with text by Lynne Bell and Rosa Ho.

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Events

January 13, 2pm | Walking tour with Lynne Bell & the artists, followed by reception.

January 15, 7:30pm | Poetry and Prose Reading by Larissa Lai and Marilyn Dumont

 

 

Urban Fictions exhibition publication
Urban Fictions exhibition publication
Jin-me Yoon, Intersection, life-size colour photographs, 1995 Photos taken by Susan Stewart
Jin-me Yoon, Intersection, life-size colour photographs, 1995 Photos taken by Susan Stewart

Urban Fictions

A group exhibition and publication from 1997, guest curated by Lynne Bell, featuring the work by twelve Vancouver artists, addressing women and urban life, including issues of mobility, safety, negotiation, pleasure and transformation.
Artists in the exhibition were Lorna Brown, Margot Butler, Ana Chang, Allyson Clay, Dana Claxton, Andrea Fatona, Melinda Mollineaux, Shani Mootoo, Susan Schuppli, Karen Ai-Lyn Tee, Cornelia Wyngaarden, Jin-me Yoon.

Publication design by Alex Hass. Printed by Hemlock Printers

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