January 16 - March 9, 2010
Hidden Camera, pigment ink (1/6), 2006 (Collection of the Artist)
Vancouver artist Kathleen Ritter’s work reflects the traditions of conceptual art, photography and site-specific performance. Hidden Camera, is a large photographic work of a prop the artist used in the production of several performance pieces that document sites (including, airports, grocery stores and elevators) that the artist took using a camera and microphone visibly “concealed” in her purse. Hidden Camera is being presented at the Union Gallery as part of the exhibition Sorting Daemons: Art, Surveillance Regimes and Social Control curated by Jan Allen and Sarah E.K. Smith and on display at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre from 16 January - 18 April 2010.