VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Weppler Mahovsky | College of Arts

VISITING ARTISTS & SPEAKERS presents: Weppler Mahovsky

Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky   

Alexander Hall, Room 100 Monday, February 25, 6:00pm 
Free admission - all are welcome

Rhonda Weppler (based in San Francisco) and Trevor Mahovsky (based in Toronto) have worked collaboratively since 2004. Their sculptures, essentially still life at life scale, are presented as models that are ambiguously bracketed off from the world they depict. Generated by laborious, drawn-out working processes, and often precariously balanced or otherwise ephemeral, their work focuses attention upon its coming into and out of existence.  Their most recent work, All Night Convenience, was a 300 square-foot lantern mimicking a fully stocked corner store, created for the 2012 edition of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche.   Exhibitions include: National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver), LABoral (Gijon), Dos de Mayo (Madrid), Power Plant, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Tokyo Wonder Site, loop-raum (Berlin), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 516Arts (Albuquerque).

For further information, please contact ahoekstr@uoguelph.ca

File Attachments

AttachmentSize
PDF icon Weppler Mahovsky.pdf1.15 MB
LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The University of Guelph resides on the land of the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon, a covenant between Indigenous nations to live peaceably on the territories of the Great Lakes region. We recognize that today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and acknowledging them reminds us of our collective responsibility to the land where we learn, live and work.