Featuring essays by Genevieve Flavelle and Keely McCavitt, as well as summaries of all of the exhibitions from 2014-2016, the lavishly illustrated Bookcase catalogue is available at the link below, free of charge. Click on this link to see it as a downloadable pdf: bookcase-catalogue Save
Join us on January 25th for the opening of the exhibition “Joy of Atleigh,” guest-curated by graduate student Beatriz Asfora, and for the launch of the first Bookcase catalogue, featuring essays by Genevieve Flavelle and Keely McCavitt. “The Joy of Atleigh” is a conceptual YouTube video project begun by artist Atleigh Homma in 2016. “The Joy of Atleigh” uses the format of the popular make-up tutorial to question stereotypes of race, gender, and identity, both […]
Over the Fall semester, the Bookcase held two small exhibitions: “Hello Heidelberg,” curated in response to “Goodbye Heidelberg” in the Concourse Gallery at JLVAC, and an exhibition of bookworks from students registered in the Masters of Library Studies.
Someone Else’s Reverie consists of miniatures that artist and curator Jenna Faye Powell has been collecting for the past twelve years. After the “great miniature purge” of 2015, these objects were kept purely for sentimental reasons. Many of these miniatures were acquired or built for Powell’s 2012 MFA graduating exhibition Welcome to Chesterfield, where they were used as models for her paintings. Chesterfield is a fictional city. It is an illusory place Powell lovingly created […]
Come on out on September 28th for this season’s first exhibition.
Teen Dream: The Bookcase’s last exhibition series for 2016 Bronze, Silver, and Gold guest curator: Matthew Ryan Smith This small collection of figure skating ephemera reads as a micro-simulacrum of the larger world of competitive figure skating; it serves as an unconventional travelogue that records the places I’ve visited to compete—Oshawa to Sarnia, St. John’s and Saskatoon. As such, it is part archive, part collection, and part autobiography that may be as reflective of […]