Middle of Nowhere: The Canadian Edition

middle-1South African illustration artist Kirsten Sims hits Toronto this month with a Canadian edition of her sold out Cape Town solo exhibition The Middle of Nowhere.

Kirsten-CanadaThe show at Alison Milne Gallery is the next step in an exploration of “the ‘middle of nowhere’ as a place, a feeling, a point of departure, a visual exploration of where I am as an artist,” Sims says. (Click images for sources)

Kirsten-Canada-3“Kirsten Sims combines the seemingly ordinary with a curious twist to reveal the whimsy of everyday life,” the gallery says in notes for the Toronto show. “The series is about both real and imagined moments, conversations, events, occasions and memories that provoke the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere.”

Kirsten-2Above: Detail from a piece for the upcoming Canadian solo show. Below: A work from the Cape Town exhibition.

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The Middle of Nowhere: Canadian Edition runs Nov. 13 through Nov. 28, 2015.

The Kirsten Sims website, here.

Kirsten Sims on Behance, here.

Her blog, here.

For images from the Cape Town exhibition, see Salon Ninety One.

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