Sarah Carlson: Gardens and Grottoes

Gardens and Grottoes, an MFA Thesis Exhibition by Sarah Carlson, is presented by OCAD University at Ignite Gallery from March 20 – 24, 2019.

Enter the subterranean on Thursday, March 21, 6 – 9pm for the opening reception.

Gardens & Grottoes

Ignite Gallery: 165 Augusta Ave. M5T 2L4
Exhibition dates: March 20 – 24, 2019
Gallery hours: 12 – 7pm
Reception: Thursday, March 21, 6 – 9pm

Gardens & Grottoes speculates on messy entanglements between more-than-human agencies within cavernous garden aesthetics. In our time of anthropogenic impact, this interdisciplinary investigation proposes an immersed and enmeshed conception of humanity using paint, sculpture, video and installation practices. Through movement, multi-sensory engagement and the blurring of bodies, the exhibition invites intimate encounters with the beings present.

Sarah Carlson is a painter, video and installation artist completing her MFA in the Interdisciplinary Masters of Art, Media and Design program at OCAD University. She earned her honours BFA in film production and studio art at York University in 2009, and BEd at University of Toronto in 2010. She has been a resident artist in Algonquin Provincial Park; Miguasha National Park; Toronto Islands; Dawson City, Yukon; Barcelona, Spain and Florence, Italy. Her work explores expanded subjectivities within more-than-human worlds.
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This event is free admission. Ignite Gallery is an accessible venue. Parking is available on the street.

Images: Sarah Carlson, Gardens & Grottoes installation detail, 2019.