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101 University Avenue, 1st Floor, Stauffer Library, Queen's University, Kingston ON K7L 2N9
Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-4:30pm, Wed 11am-8pm. (Gallery closed Aug 13-Sep 4).
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MAIN SPACE ... more
MAIN SPACE –
Sep 9-Nov 10, 2017 | closing reception Fri 10 Nov, 5-7pm:
Espace plausible ; Plausible SpaceMathieu Léger. Artist Mathieu Léger engages with the visual conventions of land surveillance and cartography as a means to examine geography, boundary, identity, and isolation and belonging. Espace plausible ; Plausible Space features a series of photographs documenting wry and absurdist performances by Léger, where for instance, the artist is seen attempting to move boulders using his own body as leverage. The futility of Léger's labour injects these images with humour, which are accompanied by the more overtly serious wall installation created with maps. Purchased by the artist from a private collection while in residence in Geneva, Switzerland, the maps are pinned to a gallery wall to create peaks and valleys, remarking on the representation of space (cartography) and the space of representation (the gallery) ... more
Espace plausible ; Plausible SpaceMathieu Léger.
Artist Mathieu Léger engages with the visual conventions of land surveillance and cartography as a means to examine geography, boundary, identity, and isolation and belonging. Espace plausible ; Plausible Space features a series of photographs documenting wry and absurdist performances by Léger, where for instance, the artist is seen attempting to move boulders using his own body as leverage. The futility of Léger's labour injects these images with humour, which are accompanied by the more overtly serious wall installation created with maps. Purchased by the artist from a private collection while in residence in Geneva, Switzerland, the maps are pinned to a gallery wall to create peaks and valleys, remarking on the representation of space (cartography) and the space of representation (the gallery).
PROJECT ROOM ... more
PROJECT ROOM –
Sep 9-Nov 10, 2017 | closing reception Fri 10 Nov, 5-7pm:
The Impossible Blue Rose – Lisa Lipton. Artist Lisa Lipton's film project The Impossible Blue Rose was created during a research journey across North America in 2012 and is informed by the interviews and stories collected throughout the artist's travels. Devoted to site-specificity and localizing collaboration, the film features people and communities encountered during this tour, as the unconventional narrative is told through the eyes of nine intriguing characters living and working in nine separate locations. Using sculptural installations, costumes, paintings, musical compositions, choreography and performances that reflect living within a particular time, place, and community, Lipton's The Impossible Blue Rose is a cinematic experience reflecting on artistic creation through fearless exploration ... more
The Impossible Blue Rose – Lisa Lipton.
Artist Lisa Lipton's film project The Impossible Blue Rose was created during a research journey across North America in 2012 and is informed by the interviews and stories collected throughout the artist's travels. Devoted to site-specificity and localizing collaboration, the film features people and communities encountered during this tour, as the unconventional narrative is told through the eyes of nine intriguing characters living and working in nine separate locations. Using sculptural installations, costumes, paintings, musical compositions, choreography and performances that reflect living within a particular time, place, and community, Lipton's The Impossible Blue Rose is a cinematic experience reflecting on artistic creation through fearless exploration.
EVENTS – ... more
EVENTS –
Oct 14-Nov 17, 2017:
Annual silent auction | Place & Identity. The Union Gallery silent auction features small artworks in a range of media that explore the relationship between the places we inhabit and the identities we construct. Works will be available for bidding just outside the Gallery in Sttauffer Library ... more
Annual silent auction | Place & Identity. The Union Gallery silent auction features small artworks in a range of media that explore the relationship between the places we inhabit and the identities we construct. Works will be available for bidding just outside the Gallery in Sttauffer Library.
Sat 30 Sep 2017:
Passport Poetry: A Union Gallery Poetry Reading Event. The Gallery hosts a poetry reading as part of Culture Days and in celebration of the Kingston WritersFest. Poets will reflect on significant moments in their lives: lessons learned, a memory, or a physical object / souvenir. Please join us ... more
Passport Poetry: A Union Gallery Poetry Reading Event. The Gallery hosts a poetry reading as part of Culture Days and in celebration of the Kingston WritersFest. Poets will reflect on significant moments in their lives: lessons learned, a memory, or a physical object / souvenir. Please join us!