Visual Arts Program
 


Saturday, January 12, 2008 — Saturday, February 16, 2008

Kelly Richardson

The Edge of Everything

Kelly Richardson - <em>The Edge of Everything</em>

UK-based Canadian artist Kelly Richardson's video work focuses on the resolution of the sublime from ordinary or flawed moments, amassing an accumulation of often conflicting sensations. Richardson is interested in creating comtemplative spaces of rapturous visual allure, loaded with double meaning and exploring the simultaneity of the magnificent and the dreadful. Cinematic language is used as a means of concocting landscapes that are part real, part imagined, a hybrid reality that accentuates and questions our ambiguous place in the world.

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Some publications related to this event:
KELLY RICHARDSON: THE EDGE OF EVERYTHING - 2008
February, 2008 - 2008
December, 2007 and January, 2008 - 2007

 
 
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