Duy Pham: Paper Work
November 07, 2011 - December 11, 2011
Paper Work is a site-specific installation by Toronto-based Vietnamese artist and designer Duy Khuong Pham. Comprised entirely of large rolls of paper that are crumpled, folded and sculpted, the work will develop over the duration of the exhibition. Pham's ambitious, human-scale installation invokes themes of landscape and architecture, while at the same time unearthing the beauty of impermanence. With an intuitive and process-based approach, Pham explores the tension between the concrete and the fragile, the banal and the poetic. Reception with live music:
Wander Birds (http://wanderbirds.bandcamp.com)
Sunday, December 11, 2-4 pm
Closing reception and conversation with the artist and curators
Curated by Meghan Bissonnette, Anastasia Hare and Colleen O’ReillyDuy Khuong Pham completed a BFA in Computation Arts at Concordia University. Pham has exhibited at Studio Béluga, and in student shows at Concordia University. This is the first exhibition of his work in Toronto.
Meghan Bissonnette, Anastasia Hare and Colleen O’Reilly are Toronto-based writers and curators that have collaborated on contemporary art projects, including Earnest Reverie, a group show on the theme of Camp at the Drake Hotel (2010), and an essay for Heir/Looms, on memory through fibre, at Studio Béluga (2011).