She is also a Ph D Student at the European Graduate School, under the supervision of Judith Butler. v=C50Mj BN7a5A PLATFORM wishes to thank Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg Arts Council, and W. IC|HD™ provides the tools to give your audience a truly unique live webcam exhibit experience.PLATFORM centre for photographic digital arts is pleased to present the solo exhibition, *Best*Amateur*Webcams*, by Toronto-based artist Cheryl Sourkes.
PLATFORM is very pleased to be partnering with community organizations, including the Martha Street Studio / Manitoba Printmakers Association, who is hosting Sourkes in a brief residency where she will print new work for her exhibition at PLATFORM; as well as the University of Manitoba School of Art, who are hosting an artist lecture by Sourkes prior to the exhibition opening.
Please join us for the opening reception Friday 02 November beginning at 7PM. Bios: Veteran of the Canadian art world, Cheryl Sourkes grew up in Montreal and studied psychology and biology at Mc Gill University before moving to Vancouver in 1967 where she became involved with Intermedia, a Dadaist collective that helped spawn the Canadian artist run movement.
This research has attempted to correlate the ancient palimpsest (ie: re-writable history) as a contemporary metaphor for photographic practices.
Sourkes’ exhibition explores weighty topics such as voyeurism, connectivity, and the ongoing power-dynamics in image taking / broadcasting.
The stunning one-million-gallon Open Sea exhibit is home to one of the most diverse communities of open-ocean animals to be found in any aquarium.
Lucky visitors at our Wildlife Viewing Station might see the plume of breath from a passing gray whale.Webcam images are virtual refuse that participate in economies of the discard. Gathered together however, webcam photographs constitute a portrait of contemporary culture, one that interrogates the more readily available, popular media versions.The images in this exhibition have been culled from personal webcams.The Somerset Cam overlooks the iconic steeps of Mount Snow’s North Face, Somerset Reservoir and the Grout Pond Recreation Area.Experience the view from the deck of the Bullwheel Restaurant at the summit of Mount Snow, Vermont.Offshore oil drilling in sensitive coastal waters puts coastal economies, jobs and animals at unnecessary risk.