COLOSSAL states: “Born in Manitoba in 1937, the Canadian artist has long been interested in inter-species communication and her research has closely examined the the ramifications of honeybees disappearing from Earth. Working with the insects results in completely unexpected forms which can be surprising and even humorous. ‘They remind us that we and our constructions are temporary in relation to the lifespan of earth and the processes of nature,’ comments curator Cathi Charles Wherry. ‘This raises ideas about our shared vulnerability, while at the same time elevating the ordinariness of our humanity.'”
Visit Aganetha Dyck’s website, linked here.
From March 3, to April 13th, 2014
The Ottawa School of Art
All photos by Peter Dyck and William Eakin.
Visit The Ottowa School of Art’s website for more information on the exhibition, linked here.