Barbara Sutherland’s Slip – on through Feb. 24 in Calgary – explores the intangible form of the wind. She works with cloth and sculpture to help us understand how we feel the wind on skin, how we hear it and how we see it blowing objects. She’s at […]
Environmental artist Nicole Dextras deconstructed garments and froze them in blocks of ice for a project called IceShifts. An instructor at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, she is well-known for installations that reflect the elements, including her compostable garment Little Green Dress project.
Montreal-born Penelope Stewart has transformed yet another room – this time in a California gallery – with her extraordinary architecture, covering the walls with succulents, baroque tiles and lotus pods all cast from beeswax. The installation is part of a tribute to bees in a new exhibition called […]
You might mistake Amy Swartz for an entomologist, a scientist who pins insects onto boards for categorization and display. But she’s a trickster, an artist with a wicked sense of humour who fuses tiny toy heads and bodies onto flies, beetles, butterflies and bees.
The Park Avenue Armory’s new installation by internationally recognized artist Ann Hamilton, revered for the sensory surrounds of her large-scale, multi-media installations, is making waves — waves from sound (a new recording every night) and waves of billowing fabric. The installation consists of 42 swings, a large billowing […]