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New MFA thesis exhibitions! Xinting Hui; Emma Allain; Alicia Hunt

April 9 – 13, 2019Opening reception: Monday, April 8, 5:30 – 7PM
Anna Leonowens Gallery, 1891 Granville Street

 

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Xinting Hui, MFA Thesis Exhibition — Gallery 1
Artist Talk: Tuesday, April 9, 12 Noon

Hui offers, “When does clothing become fashion, and why do we waste fashion? By redesigning abandoned apparel, I found a special connection between people and clothing, which leads us to an imaginary happiness.”

Not just the distance but what it contains
Emma Allain, MFA Thesis Exhibition — Gallery 2
Artist Talk: Thursday, April 11, 12 Noon

In her MFA thesis exhibition, Emma Allain explores themes of distance, alienation, translation, and interference. Through a range of media, including printed matter and paper marbling, Allain attempts to create memorials for information that has been lost over time, across cultures, and through generations.(sa)line progression
Alicia Hunt, MFA Thesis Exhibition— Gallery 3
Artist Talk: Friday, April 12, 12 Noon

“La mer s’est retirée de nous.
Les lignes de nos mains sont ses dernières empreintes.”
(The sea has left us now
the lines on our hands are its lasting marks)
– Anise Koltz

Alicia Hunt’s practice involves direct, multisensory encounters with coastal places in Nova Scotia through walking and foraging. She uses primarily seawater and cloth to record, respond to, and contemplate the local physical and cultural geography