M. Magdalena Campos-Pons, Eugenio Dittborn, Mona Hatoum, Lani Maestro, and Colette Whiten
Curated by Renee Baert
There is a long trajectory in Western art history of the artist as engaged witness, dating back to at least the 15th century but in its more modern sense beginning with Goya. The works in Witness, however, occupy a 'post-modern' world and the mass-mediation, mobility and fragmentation of the contemporary world forms a subtext within several of these works. The works are informed by the artists' diverse cultural perspectives - Canadian, Chilean, Cuban, Phillpina and Palestinian.
Supported by the Canada Council Foreign Visiting Artists Grant.
A catalogue was published by Presentation House Gallery in conunction with the exhibition, with text by curator Renee Baert.
Saturday, October 16, 2:00pm: | Discussion with curator Renee Baert, Eugenio Dittborn, Lani Maestro and Colette Whiten.
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON - Nov 26 - Jan 22, 1995
Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC - Feb 14 - Mar 21, 1995
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB - April 8 - June 11, 1995
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Sk - July 1 - August 27, 1995
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL - Feb 6 - April 28, 1996