Exhibition | grafting shadows

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Deadline: Jul 9, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Holly de Moissac creates immersive print-based installations that draw the viewer to reflect on how ecological disruptions can serve as sites of resilience. Her exhibition will run from June 15-July 9, 2021.

FAB Gallery is open by appointment only Wednesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Please contact FAB Gallery gallery@ualberta.ca to book your appointment.

At the edge of awareness, quiet disturbances remake the world: a stray spark meets the forest, precious helium leaks from a cast-off balloon, a seed crosses oceans on the sole of a shoe. In our fleeting bodies, pain and experience ripple toward the brain in feedback loops—we too are transformed, prepared for uncertain futures as soft disasters teach survival to the mind.

Grafting Shadows employs disturbance as the ghost-writer of the global ecology, telling stories shaped by the vast potentials of discomfort and disaster to both disrupt and strengthen systems of life. These immersive installations and printed works draw close to sites of ecological disconnection, imagining embodied environments where vulnerability is productive, change is desirable, and resilience is essential to our collective survival.

Please contact Kalyna Somchynsky at FAB Gallery by email (gallery@ualberta.ca) to schedule an appointment to view the exhibition. If you are unable to visit the gallery during our hours of operations, contact us and we will strive to accommodate an alternate time.