Back River – Sonia Bazar
Artist talk at the McClure Gallery: November 9, 6 to 8 pm
‘Jane’s Walk’ with the artist at Back River Memorial Gardens Cemetery: October 15 at 2 pm
Back River exhibition at Museum of Jewish Montreal (MJM): November 24, 2023 to February 18, 2024.
Vernissage (MJM): November 23 at 7 pm
McClure Gallery, in collaboration with the Museum of Jewish Montreal (MJM), will present an artist talk with Sonia Bazar, who will discuss their solo multimedia exhibition at MJM. Sonia’s research focuses on erasure, time and death in the context of Back River Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Montreal’s oldest Jewish cemetery, dating from 1880 and still in use today. In addition to the artist talk, the artist will guide visitors on a “Jane’s Walk” in the cemetery.
Sonia Bazar is a Montreal-born artist. They earned a MFA at Concordia University. Through sculpture, photography and poetry, their practice examines notions of alien landscapes and how the body belongs to space. Their work has been shown as part of a Zine at the Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona.
More information to come!