A Handmade Assembly, October 18 - 21, 2017
Opening Reception Friday, October 20, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, 7 Lorne Street
For her exhibition, Tesselescence (Struts), Haftner will create an immersive installation using a tessellation pattern called “rhombille”, or “tumbling blocks.” Within the context the pattern provides, Haftner will convert a range of objects from her previous home of Chicago and donated from residents of Sackville that – for the artist – act as stand-ins for obsolescence, both planned and archaeological. These objects include broken umbrellas, broken ceramics, and cheap décor (prints of paintings, and the like) which act as substitutions for “fine art” in the home. Processes for transforming these objects will include quilting, rock grinding and tumbling, and silkscreen printing.
Opening Reception Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Owens Art Gallery, 61 York Street