Tragedy Plus Time

Matotek, Jennifer and Fornwald, Blair and Peart, Wendy. Tragedy Plus Time. Regina, Sask.: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2014.

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Abstract (English)

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"Comedy is tragedy plus time."

This statement, attributed variously to Mark Twain, Steve Allen, Carol Burnett, Lenny Bruce, and Woody Allen, articulates the effects of time and critical distance, and the transformative and political dimensions of comedy. The artists in Tragedy Plus Time use humour to address a spectrum of difficult content, from the trauma inflicted by general societal ills, to tragedies which are more personal and specific." -- Publisher's website.

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Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Matotek, Jennifer (Author); Fornwald, Blair (Author); Peart, Wendy (Author)
Dossier: 355 - DUNLOP ART GALLERY (Regina)
Collation: 21 p. : col. ill.
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Regina, Sask.: Dunlop Art Gallery
Artists: Allen, Christopher; Assu, Sonny; Battersby, Cooper; BGL (Jasmin Bilodeau + Sébastien Giguère + Nicolas Laverdière); Cawood, Jason; Clintberg, Mark; Coulterman, Troy; Cumming, Robyn; Cuthand, Thirza; Cytter, Keren; De Broin, Michel; Dorland, Kim; Eyres, Erica; Jickling, Hannah; Kobayashi, Alison S M; Mehra, Divya; Negus, Christine; Power, Craig Francis; Reed, Helen; Sandler, Joshua; Sandler, Zakary; Scott, Walter K.; Vey Duke, Emily
Event Title: Tragedy Plus Time
Type: Exhibition
Location: Dunlop Art Gallery (Regina, Sask.)
Dates: 4 July - 25 Aug. 2014
Keywords: TRAUMA; HUMOUR; COMEDY
Copyright Statement: Dunlop Art Gallery
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Deposited by: Artexte Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 17:36
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 21:35
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/27563
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