Tomorrow my class' year-end show opens!!! By Hook or By Crook is an amalgamation of artworks by 16 artists who all work with fibre. Some fun facts about the show: there are 5 works with sound components, including mine, 3 immersive installations and two experiential/participatory pieces. I think it's obvious when you see the show that our class has worked super hard on making the show happen, and that every artist put their heart and soul into their pieces.
So, it opens tomorrow at Eastern Bloc @8pm (metro De Castelneau), here's the website with all the info (courtesy of moi), and some killer photos of our artwork, taken by Riley Sparks. byhookorbycrook.weebly.com
By Hook or By Crook is a part of En avril, the Montreal Fibre Art festival. It's a month of fibre shows across the island. The opening reception happens to be taking place tomorrow as well, just before our vernissage, so our class will all be there and we're providing a bus to transport everyone from Concordia's downtown campus to our show. I can't wait!
hrmmm, I'm trying to think of a photo to add to this post, but can only think of this one, which I've already posted, and the one below which gives you a little insight as to how the final project has evolved.
Come see it tomorrow :)
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