Biometaphysicalmateria: MFA 2023 Thesis Exhibition

March 25 – April 9, 2023
Opening Reception: Thursday March 30 at 6-9 pm
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons
520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC

The exhibition biometaphysicalmateria features groundbreaking work from the talented 2023 cohort of MFA degree candidates: Hoor Ahmed, Maru Aponte, Gwenyth Chao, Sidi Chen, Isabella Dagnino, Sam Davis, Jimena Diaz Jirash, KJ Edwards, Jenie Gao, Marion Landry, Kalvin Valko, Eliot White-Hill Kwulasultun, and Sophia Zarders.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is proud to present the diverse practices of the 2023 MFA class with work addressing anamnesis and the feminine body, genealogy and medical imaging, plein air painting, light and perception, compostable materials, environmental aesthetics and bio-active naturescapes, ethic and equity, queer Black histories, queer worlding as well as local and indigenous storywork.

Artworks by artists (from left to right): Hoor Ahmed, Maru Aponte, Jimena Diaz Jirash, Eliot White-Hill Kwulasultun, Gwenyth Chao, KJ Edwards

The exhibition is the culmination of two years of intensive artistic research in a studio-based education integrated with critiques, seminar readings and discussions. biometaphysicalmateria promises to be a captivating showcase of animation, drawing, filmmaking, installation, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

Artworks by artists (from left to right): Marion Landry, Sam Davis, Kalvin Valko, Jenie Gao, Sophia Zarders, Sidi Chen, Isabella Dagnino

Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable exhibition that celebrates the artistry and ingenuity of these emerging artists. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this incredible experience! For up to date information, follow up on instagram @emilycarrmfa @emilycarru

Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons
520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC
(604) 844-3800

March 25 – April 9, 2023
Monday – Thursday: 9am to 8pm
Friday – Sunday: 9am to 5pm

The main public entrance is located at the southwest corner of the building.

The main entrance is sheltered, and accessible by both ramp and stairs, and there are power-assisted doors.

Accessible parking is available in the underground lot at 565 Great Northern Way, located on the southeast side of campus and accessible from Carolina St.

Please contact our Facilities Office in advance of your visit to arrange for an accessible visitor spot. If you prefer to call, phone 604-844-3800.