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Prospect 18: Christiane Poulin. Echoes

October 13, 2018 - January 27, 2019

Echo 1: Reflection 2018 (detail) - 5 panels of pearl cotton woven in loom-controlled leno lace 264 x 96 cm (each panel) (photo credit: Steve Farmer)

Exhibitions in the Prospect series introduce artists in the early phases of their careers.  A retired physician living in Halifax, Poulin recently graduated from NSCAD with a BFA in Textiles. Specially made for this exhibition, her four woven works respond to or “echo” MSVU campus buildings, prompting viewers to perceive analogies between weaving and architecture.  Three of the works incorporate loom-controlled leno lace, a weave in which the warp ends wrap around each other to produce a twisted-lace effect.  The loosely woven fabric allows light to penetrate from both sides and casts complex, dappled shadows. The components of the exhibition are touchable, and visitors are invited to interact with a compact, four-harness hand-loom.

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October 13, 2018
January 27, 2019
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