Makala Chrisjohn and Zoë Courtis
January 23-26, 2019
Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri 2-7pm, Sat 12-5pm
Reception: Friday, January 25, 4-7pm
Satellite Project Space
121 Dundas St, London
The best way to assume power is to take it, by creative imitation or by becoming the puppet master. Pseu·do·ette is a collaborative exhibition between artists Zoë Courtis and Makala Chrisjohn, taking the concepts of power or authority to imaginative and biologically impossible lengths. Using humor and non-traditional materials, from recycled cardboard products to children’s brass-craft fasteners, the artists challenge conventional “high art” practice. Artifacts and their own personal experiences are used to create work that explores museological and natural preservation practices and how they withstand the test of time.
This exhibition is the first in the 2019 spring series of exhibitions by Fanshawe College third-year fine art students.
Makala Chrisjohn @OHKWALI
Zoë Courtis @zoescribblez
SATELLiTE Project Space is a dynamic partnership between three significant London, Ontario, arts institutions: Fanshawe College, Museum London and Western University. The mandate of SATELLiTE is to provide a flexible space for new and temporary projects, collaborations, and experiments in the arts and culture.
Zoë Courtis, Crown Royal, Cardboard, Plastic Bag, Sequins, Handmade Gemstones, 15cm x 15cm x 17cm
Makala Chrisjohn, ON^YOTA’A:KA: OTALA’SHU’HA, Pine with Wood Burning, 12cm x 15cm
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