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North Vancouver Community Arts Council presents
January 12 - April 11, 2016
information + impression
Artist Talk: Tuesday, January 19, 12:15 - 12:45pm
Please join Connie as she shares her inspiration behind this installation!
City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver City Hall, 141 West 14th Street
information + impression examines the dichotomy of how information can enlighten us as well as contain and control us. The work is created entirely out of newspaper, the ubiquitous daily news, a tactile sliver of our recent history: a selection of information that has been deemed important enough to impress into the record. The paper is torn into strips then twisted to create warps and wefts which are woven together to create a transformation of this information. This process is rote, mundane, calming and contemplative. It becomes a different message, making twists and turns on a new path.
Connie Sabo was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She graduated from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2003 where she received the Governor General’s Silver Medal for Excellence. She also holds a BHE from the University of British Columbia, studied architecture at UBC and public art at the University of Washington. Her sculpture and mixed media installations are often site-specific exploring issues of cycles and sustainability as well as personal and intimate relationships with the natural environment and the urban landscape.
City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver City Hall, 141 West 14th Street l Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
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