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Agenda / July 24–March 29, 2020
Editors' Pick

Sandra Brewster: Blur

Sandra Brewster, <em>Blur 18</em> Sandra Brewster, Blur 18, 2017. Photo-based gel transfer on archival paper. 101.6 cm x 88.9 cm. Courtesy the artist and Georgia Scherman Projects. © Sandra Brewster.
Art Gallery of Ontario

317 Dundas Street West

Toronto, Ontario


July 24–March 29, 2020


Wanda Nanibush

In the Blur series, Brewster explores layered experiences of identity – ones that may bridge relationships to Canada and elsewhere, as well as to the present and the past. She is influenced by vernacular photographs, particularly images of Caribbean Canadians not long after their arrival in this country. The subjects within the frame radiate anticipation and seem to be preparing for something unknown to them at the time. The artist compares this feeling to the gel transfer process she uses to create her images: she has a general sense of what will unfold, but the end result is still uncertain.