Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Exhibition In Toronto

If you happen to be in Toronto this Saturday, come by for the opening of a group show I am in called "Velocity: The Rate of Change of Position".

Exhibition Dates: Friday, 17- 26 September 2010
Opening reception and artist talks: Saturday, 18 September 2010, 3-6pm.
Venue: Function 13 Gallery, 156 August Avenue, Toronto

South Asian Visual Arts Centre) is pleased to present Velocity: the rate of change of position, an annual juried members’ exhibition that features innovative and contemporary artworks by emerging and mid-career artists from SAVAC’s membership. Every year, SAVAC invites proposals for new or recently completed artworks through an open call. A jury comprising of artists, curators and SAVAC members select works based on artistic merit and new approaches and ideas on themes surrounding contemporary South Asian identities and experiences.

Velocity: the rate of change of position brings together artworks by Arwa Abouon (Montreal), Sharlene Bamboat (London, UK/Toronto), Pritika Chowdhry (Madison, USA), Shireen Kamran (Montreal), Meera Sethi (Toronto) and Meera Margaret Singh (Toronto) that explore the parallels and divergences between our daily routines and the rapidly changing urban environment. The artists engage with fragmented and interconnected narratives from multiple histories to develop works that resonate with the current times.

SAVAC will host an opening reception and artist talks for Velocity: the rate of change of position on 18 September 2010, 3pm to 6pm at the Function 13 Gallery (156 Augusta Avenue). Entrance to the opening and artist talks is free.

Featuring works by: Arwa Abouon (Montreal), Sharlene Bamboat (London/Toronto), Pritika Chowdhry (Madison, WI), Shireen Kamran (Montreal), Meera Sethi (Toronto), Meera Margaret Singh (Toronto).

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