An Archive, But Not An Atlas

Ikiriko, Liz and Asimakis,, Magdalyn. An Archive, But Not An Atlas. Toronto, Ontraio: Critical Distance Centre for Curators, 2020.

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Abstract (English)

"An Archive, But Not An Atlas is a group exhibition that explores personal and social histories as they are unearthed through movement, gesture, language, and land. Four emerging artists address unconscious memory as it is embodied across generations and geographies. Through photography, performance, and film, the artists’ knowledge is rooted in observing subtleties expressed in familial, domestic, or cultural locations.

For many marginalized people the denial of dominant culture to acknowledge inherent, embodied knowledge, acts as a form of erasure. The trauma experienced by the denial of intrinsic relationships to self and land becomes a silencing force, muting creative production. Art critic/historian Hal Foster writes of the incompleteness of the archive as a bridge between the found and the constructed, the factual and the fictional, the public and private. To accept this amorphous state is to accept multiple ways of knowing one’s past, present, and future. An Archive, But Not An Atlas makes space for these four artists to cultivate power and presence through body and land as they converse with history." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Ikiriko, Liz (Author); Asimakis,, Magdalyn (Author); Ryczko, Marta (Designer)
Dossier: 351 - CRITICAL DISTANCE CENTRE FOR CURATORS (Toronto, Ontario)
Collation: 35 pages ; colour illustrations : 26 cm
ISBN: 9780995998285
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ontraio: Critical Distance Centre for Curators
Artists: Jacobs-Blum, Alex; Randolph, Curtiss; Rojas, Camille; Tagny, Eve
Critics / Curators / Historians: Ikiriko, Liz
Events: Contact Toronto Photography Festival (Toronto, Ont.)
Event Title: An Archive, But Not An Atlas
Type: Exhibition
Location: Critical Distance, Centre for Curators (Toronto, Ontario)
Dates: 27 April - 2 June 2019
Keywords: ARCHIVE; PERSONAL HISTORY; NARRATIVE; MARGINALITY; PERFORMANCE; PHOTOGRAPHY
Copyright Statement: Critical Distance Centre for Curators
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Risograph jacket.
Includes biographical notes.
An Archive, But Not An Atlas was a Featured Exhibition of the 2019 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Deposited by: Collections
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2020 20:08
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2020 20:09
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/32162
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