LEAH BYRNE | OPENING RECEPTION
Performance & Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb 27th *at 8:30pm* in the ODD Gallery
Movement For Radio: (Part I) Sunday, March 2nd & (Part II) March 16th at 5pm on CFYT 106.9FM OR CFYT.ca
Artist Talk: Tuesday, March 4th at 7:30pm at KIAC
Site Specific Documentation: February 28th – March 5th in the ODD Gallery
The ODD Gallery is pleased to present a series of performances by former KIAC Artist in Residence, Leah Byrne. Byrne’s performances explore the body and its limitations, physical space, and geometry. The series begins with Opening Reception, a performance and opening reception in the ODD Gallery on Thursday, February 27th at 8:30pm. From February 28 – March 5th, video installation of outdoor performance work will be on display in the gallery. A performance live to air on local radio station CFYT 106.9FM (cfyt.ca online) will take place on Sunday, March 2nd and 16th. These radio programs will explore the notion of communicating movement, physicality, and choreography through sound. The second part will be a collaboration with artists who normally perform on stages and in public.
Leah will host an artist talk addressing contemporary notions of performance, feminism, and otherness in art, as well as her recent work on March 4th.
LEAH BYRNE is a multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography, film, and performance. In this exhibition the artist will be presenting new performance works that seek to explore the presence and limitations of the body in physical space and across the air waves.