Guided by the gestures and imaginaries of works from the collection—such as amassing and splitting figures or tracing paths across grounds—this exhibition concentrates on hindrance and movement, from the global to the intimate. The exhibition includes works by John Abrams, Stephen Andrews, Shuvinai Ashoona, Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge, Shary Boyle, Napoleon Brousseau, Luc Courchesne, John Dickson, Will Gorlitz, Freda Guttman, Geoffrey James, Kingston Residents of the Prison for Women, Jeneen Frei Njootli, William Strang, Jinny Yu and Natalie Majaba Waldburger. Kingston artist and researcher, Dr Lisa Figge was consultant on the formation of the exhibition.
Curated by Sunny Kerr, Curator of Contemporary Art with Dr Lisa Figge
Jinny Yu, Don’t They Ever Stop Migrating? 2015, ink on fabric and sound. Purchase, the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grants program and the Donald Murray Shepherd Bequest Fund, 2016 (59-012). Photo: Darrell Edwards
Shary Boyle, Interruption, 2006, polymer clay, gouache, paper and thread. Gift of the artist, 2010.
Freda Guttman, Every Epoch Dreams, 1999–2000, motorized sculpture. Purchase, Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance Program and the Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund, 2002. Photo: Paul Litherland
Shuvinai Ashoona, People Walking between Worlds, 2010, pencil crayon and ink on paper. Purchase, J. Stuart Fleming Fund, 2012.