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Lot #1006

Artist Gabi Dao
Title Tear Possibility 3
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Media collage on paper
Dated 2021
Size 19.75 x 15.25 in. / 50.2 x 38.7 cm.
Frame Size 25.5 x 21.25 x 1 in.
Estimate $1,750 - $3,600

signed verso; framed; fragile

proceeds going to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; donated by the artist and Unit 17 Gallery, Vancouver; see artist's website at gabidao.com and gallery website at unit17.org

Biographical Information
Gabi Dao ~ [21st century] Canadian
Gabi Dao is an artist and co-organizer at Duplex, a DIY project space + studio collective based the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm [Musqueam], Skwxwú7mesh [Squamish], and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh [Tsleil-Waututh] Nations. Her interdisciplinary practice insists on counter-memory, intimacy, hyphenation, multiple truths and blurred temporalities through the pursuit of sculpture, installation, moving image and sound. She prioritizes complications, questions and productive confusions against the aesthetic systems of homogeneity, complicity and control. Often, her work begins with interests in ‘patchwork’ conceptions of time and materiality, tracing histories of the everyday through themes of globalization, consumption, belief and belonging. She has recently exhibited at the Kamias Triennale, Quezon City, Philippines [2020]; the Nanaimo Art Gallery [2017] and Vancouver institutions such as grunt gallery, Simon Fraser University’s Audain Gallery [both 2019]; the Western Front, Artspeak [both 2017]; 221a and Spare Room [both 2015].

see artist's website at gabidao.com; upcoming Southern Alberta Art Gallery artist in residence for 2022; shortlisted for the 2021 Sobey Art Award BR>
listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website

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