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Accommodating the details by Gail Bourgeois

February 8, 2018 5:00 pm. My practice considers systems of control in their real and psychological presence. Working with cold war imagery focuses my concern with the larger consequences of human violence. Coverings, both as disguise and protection of the body, are drawn in various ways and combined with small scale objects that I make or find.My curiosity about what lies beneath the surface is branching into new visual explorations. Thinking about natural networks, such as mycelia and rhizomes, leads to an understanding of natural structures and the symbiotic relationship between humans and the rest of the earth. This investigation has grown from my long-time interest in how humans organize themselves.Students and members of the community are encouraged to visit on the night of the vernissage to get a first hand glimpse and a chance to meet the artist.Opening night vernissage and reception Thursday February 8, 5 pm to 8 pm.Artist talk Thursday, February 15, noon to 1 pm.. 35 George StreetOttawa, ON K1N 8W5.. Event Details. Location: 35 George Street, Ottawa