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Slippages in Cleveland
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Slippages in Cleveland
Happy to say that the video work I did in collaboration with Deborah Carruthers – Slippages & Panelled/Slippages – is in a Group Exhibition at Zygote Gallery in Cleveland OH. Capturing the Aura of the Already Said, curated by Margaret Hart, is on exhibition until April 26th. An Ex...
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Macromareal (redux) – some images
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Macromareal (redux) – some images
After a whirlwind – and lovely – trip to Vancouver to install Macromareal(redux) at ECUAD, Scott and I are back in Edmonton and digging into all the other work we have to do. Part of that for me has been editing the first batch of documentation from this exhibition, so I can share it ...
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Talking, Tomorrow …
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Talking, Tomorrow …
Just back from a whirlwind trip to Vancouver with my friend & collaborator Scott Smallwood – we installed Macromareal(redux) at Emily Carr for a month-long exhibition, and spoke to some of the students there. Not sure I’ve caught my breath – but tomorrow (February 28) I will...
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Redux, on the Road …
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Redux, on the Road …
I thought the beginning of this year was going to be relatively quiet – a time just to hunker down & work in the studio through the cold months. There’s certainly been a good bit of that – preparations for an exhibition in the Fall – but then a lovely opportunity came ...
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Everything Old is New Again? (more frozen flora)
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Everything Old is New Again? (more frozen flora)
Originally posted on draw and shoot: Sometimes we have all the weather at the same time and this is what you end up with when the sun comes out the next day. Spot the rabbit? Best wishes for 2019! ❄️ ©?Karen McRae, 2019
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A time of Gratitude
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A time of Gratitude
It has been a quiet, gentle day. No hubbub. A day to watch snow fall. Play some music. Make food and eat it. Tomorrow will be busier; family coming over for a shared meal, gifts exchanged – a different kind of energy, no less delightful for all of that. And tonight – a chance to…...
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Branching Out …
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Branching Out …
A good way to celebrate the Season and start toward a New Year: I am very happy to announce that a selection of my work  is now available for sale or rental through the Art Gallery of Alberta! I think this is a great program from the AGA – renting work is a very cost-effective… Read More
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Digging in Again … B|T|S
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Digging in Again … B|T|S
Been a busy busy Autumn – two exhibitions. travel to Lethbridge & Nova Scotia, Board work with CARFAC and Copyright Visual Arts … and now, I get to seriously “dig in” in the studio in the coming months, and revisit Boundary|Time|Surface! Very excited to be lo...
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Slippages – Score and Performance
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Slippages – Score and Performance
UBC Symphony Orchestra performs Deborah Carruthers’ “slippages” from UBC School of Music on Vimeo. Here’s a video of the performance of Slippages, edited by Jonathan Girard to show the relationship between the Graphic Score written by Deborah Carruthers & the performan...
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Speechless.
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Speechless.
Just back from an amazing, life-and-practice affirming few days on Lethbridge at IAST 2018. More on that later, when I aim more grounded and in a better space. Being immersed in such a creative and positive environment made the return to ‘the news of the day’ perhaps more jarring &...
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