Union Gallery

EXHIBITIONS: January 26 to March 16, 2018

Reception: January 26, 2018, 5-7pm

Exhibition by Queen's student artists

Madison Costello
Julia Fast-Grass
Julia Finnegan
Xiao Hu
Jessica Lanziner
Taylor Marrin
Eryn McCarthy
Jaclyn McConnell
Chelsea Saunders
Tianyu Yao
Patrick Zumpano

Jessica Lanziner, The Warehouse, oil on canvas, 2017

Union Gallery Vitrine Project

Tanya Lukin Linklater: The Harvest Sturdies and A Girl

Curated by Magdalyn Asimakis | December 9, 2017 Ė February 28, 2018

Image: excerpt from The Harvest Sturdies, 2013, by Tanya Lukin Linklater

The Vitrine is located just outside the gallery in the Stauffer Library foyer. Visit at any time of the day.

Tanya Lukin Linklaterís text practice engages with poetry, pedagogies, Indigenous conceptual space, languages, and institutions. The Harvest Sturdies and A Girl are meticulous visual compositions that consider strategies and potentials of exceeding structures while dealing directly with contemporary political issues around gender and Indigenous spaces. Lukin Linklaterís interest in structural critique and pedagogy are also the interests of the curator, and the Union Gallery Vitrine is a compelling space in which to explore these themes. The vitrine as a western display concept is largely unquestioned in museums despite having a relationship of tension with objects tied to histories of colonization. It is generative to explore these contradictions. The unconventional design of the Union Gallery Vitrine gestures to both the art gallery and the library. This duality is reflected in Lukin Linklaterís exploration of text and visual art, institution and critique, and pedagogy and alternative structure.






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