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Mnemonic Devices

Exhibition: December 2 to 22, 2022
Vernissage and Artist-guided gallery tour: December 1 at 6 pm
Art Hive with Alexia McKindsey (in-person): December 17, 10:30 am to 1 pm

In this exhibition, McKindsey explores the idea of place as a vessel that carries the traditions, memories and experiences of the people who have lived within it. Working with a collection of photographs and other archival material from her past and present domestic spaces, the artist presents a series of works including egg tempera paintings, crochet, weavings and oil paintings that embody the essence of these spaces.

Alexia McKindsey is a Montreal-based artist born in 1996 whose work explores the potential of domestic life and its artifacts. Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University (Montreal, QC) in 2020, her work has been exhibited in several exhibitions and resides in collections across Montreal and Canada. She participated in the Art Souterrain Festival (Montreal, QC) in 2017, ARTCH (Montreal, QC) in 2019 and presented her first solo exhibition And the Mourning Dove Keeps Cooing at AVE (Montreal, QC) in 2020.




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