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Strange Tourist, Murray Toews and Alex Porchunyk
March 1 - March 12Free
Souvenirs from an inner realm; drawing and mixed media by Murray Toews, and guest artist, Alex Poruchnyk. Join us at the reception with live ambient audio and word performance from 8-8:30 pm.
Strange Tourist: Souvenirs from an inner realm- is a fragmentary collection of drawings, paintings, “thought photography” and artifacts gathered from an inward journey.
Dates: February 22 – March 3, 2020 6 pm
Additional Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12-6 pm
Saturday 12-5 pm
Artist Short Bio:
Murray’s creative work spans the disciplines and media of drawing, print, film, audio-art, interactivity and digital / analog hand-drawn animation. He received a BFA first class honours degree with a thesis in advanced drawing from the U of M.
In 2012, his hand-drawn animation Thought Camera, Reel One: “Circus of Objects” was the official selection for the NSI Online Short Film Festival and the 2013 Gimli Film Festival Manitoba program. In 2018 he won a Tangent Animation Award for Best Short Animation / Experimental for his film “10 Years Before Happiness”- a subjective and allegorical autobiography as a young artist in Winnipeg in the late 1980’s .
Alex Poruchnyk, Prelude to “A Hole in the Earth a Mark in the Sky”Artist statement:
In this work Alex is fascinated and obsessed with all things 3D and this project is a cry for help. There may be a cure out there. Time will tell.