Undomesticated - at Koffler Gallery

Aug 29, 2019

Group show with artists: Mary Anne Barkhouse, Gwenaël Bélanger, Katherine Boyer, Sandra Brewster, Hannah Claus, Erika DeFreitas, Julie Favreau, Nicolas Fleming, Iris Häussler, Lucy Howe, Gunilla Josephson, Lewis Kaye, Valerie Kolakis, Carmela Laganse, Heather Nicol, Dainesha Nugent-Palache, Gord Peteran, Birthe Piontek, Yannick Pouliot, Adrienne Spier, Karen Tam, Kevin Yates, Shaheer Zazai, Shellie Zhang

Curator: Mona Filip
Art Director: Nicolas Fleming

Fall Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 7–9 PM | FREE

Guided by survival instinct, the human impulse to domesticate the environment has transformed landscapes and ecosystems in search of shelter, security and nourishment. With both positive and negative impact, these transformations seek to eradicate or control “the wild” in pursuit of economic as well as psychological benefits. These attitudes toward nature are paralleled in the home environment where domesticating tendencies can fully manifest in a persistent pursuit for comfort and ease. Read More