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Prospect 19: Megan Kyak-Monteith—Whale Hunt: I Think Everyone is Here

February 1, 2020 - March 29, 2020


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Year 2020 Theme Emerging Artists, Film, Video & Performance, Indigenous, Painting
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Organized by MSVU Art Gallery

Exhibitions in the Prospect series introduce artists in the early phase of their careers. Megan Kyak-Monteith is a recent graduate of NSCAD from Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU who lives and works in Halifax. In her painting, Kyak-Monteith often combines images from her memory with stories shared with her by others. This new animation brings her painting to life, merging the labour of community endeavor (here, the whale hunt) with the work of turning still images into moving ones.

Artist & Curator in Conversation

Wednesday, March 18 at 6:00pm

Please join MSVU Art Gallery for an evening of conversation between Artist Megan Kyak-Monteith and Curator Laura Ritchie in relation to the exhibition Prospect 19: Whale Hunt: I Think Everyone is Here.

All are welcome and refreshments will be served.

American Sign Language interpretation is available for all public programs – please contact art.gallery@msvu.ca to request.

Opening Reception

February 1 at 2:00pm

Please join the artist for a relaxed reception with refreshments.

Audio Companion