Isolated // Together

Beaverbrook Art GalleryOctober 2, 20200 Comments

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Isolated // Together

Fredericton, New Brunswick, September 30, 2020 – Fourteen New Brunswick artists have been chosen to design wearable facemasks as part of the project, Isolated // Together, commemorating the cultural impact of masks during this pandemic. Isolated // Together is a collaboration which includes the following partners: Atlantic Ballet, Theatre New Brunswick, photographer Denis Duquette, composer/musician Elephant Skeletons and 14 dancers from Atlantic Ballet, Brainworks, Connection Dance Works (Saint John) and Solo Chicken Productions (Fredericton), as well as Wolastoq performance artist Nipahtuwet Naka Wespahtuwet Possesom.

Masks will be part of our culture for the foreseeable future. In this new project, we invited artists to submit designs for a wearable facemask that commemorates the masks we are wearing and their related social constraints, as we navigate the challenges of a pandemic. Fourteen artists were chosen to create masks using any medium that will be exhibited in a virtual showcase, three gallery exhibitions, and will be worn by dancers for post pandemic performances.

We are happy to announce the fourteen artists selected below.

Vicky Lentz
Brigitte Clavette
Katrina Slade
Emma Hassencahl-Perley
Kyana Kingbird
Luc Charette
Trish Hirschkorn
Jennifer Adam
Sheryl Crowley
Alevtina Sharapova
Amanda Trizna
Jasmine Cull
Ralph Simpson
Alisa Arseneault

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery will be releasing photos of the masks, as well as videos of the design process provided by the artists as the project unfolds. We look forward to sharing the work of these New Brunswick artists.
This project is supported by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

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