Above the Golden Delta, a necropolis is guarded by sentinels, brutalism atop bone. Greenery is taking over the mausoleums, the cement softening at the touch of leaves, vines, and moss the texture of velvet. Four faeries, draped in purple robes and gilded tassels, stand entwined in a circle of limbs, measuring pulse, the dilation of pupils, the friction of stubble, how the long light turns their eyelashes into gossamer. Their lips are flush with the perfume of summer, the smell reminding them of the Floating City of Flowers. Just as the seasons make their elliptical paths, and latitudes arc from island to island, the faeries will one day mark a pilgrimage to where there is only sun. But for now, the faeries revel in this moment, in each other, in the crying of the light.
Exhibition text by Mark Ambrose Harris
ODD Gallery hosts a solstice sanctuary. The exhibition includes four new video works and pilgrimage artifacts by Montreal artist Jamie Ross. The opening features a live performance starting in front of the KIAC with Kiki Barua, Justin Apperley and Ross.
Opening Thursday, June 29th | Performance at 7:30PM | Reception to follow
Artist Talk Friday, June 30th at 7:30PM
Children’s Activity Friday, June 30th at 10:30AM*
*RSVP to reserve your child’s (3-6 years) place. The event is free and held in the exhibition.