Artists Krista Belle Stewart, Randy Lee Cutler, Lucien Durey and Katie Kozak have created exhibits that will examine various archives and filing systems, and produce experimental library spaces. Their displays will rotate from April to August at the BAG, Artspeak, and in the Ridington Room at UBC Library’s Music, Art and Architecture Library.
Apr. 25 – Jun. 9: Lucien Durey and Katie Kozak, Baba’s House
Durey’s and Kozak’s collaborative Baba’s House project is comprised of works produced during the artists’ year-long, self-directed residency in the home of Sophie Ostrowski, Kozak’s Ukrainian-Canadian grandmother, who lives in the small town of Creighton, Saskatchewan. During their time at Baba’s, they produced a series of scanned compositions of ephemera, photographs, and beloved objects found throughout the house.
Jun. 24 – Aug. 11: Randy Lee Cutler, By way of the intersection
Cutler’s contribution to the Shelved project involves a curated selection with themes of gender studies, queer theory, critical race theory and science fiction—not necessarily in that order. Cutler is a Vancouver-based artist who has authored numerous essays published in catalogues and by C magazine, The Fillip Review, Texte zur Kunst, Canadian Art, Artspeak Gallery and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Aug. 11 – Aug. 31: Krista Belle Stewart
Krista Belle Stewart is an artist who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her work engages the complexities of intention and interpretation made possible by archival material. The work approaches mediation and story-telling as a process of development to unfold the interplay between personal and institutional history. She is a member of the Upper Nicola Band of the Okanagan Nation.
The displays will be located in the Ridington Room (Level 3) of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. They are free and open to the public. For more information visit the Music, Art and Architecture Library website.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. / Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.