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Esker Foundation

by Meredith Areskoug

4th floor – 1011 9th Ave SE

Calgary, AB

403-930-2490

HOURS: tue-sun 11am-6pm; thu-fri 11am-8pm. Free admission.
Pre-booked visits only please see website for details.

MAIN SPACE
To Dec 19
Liz Magor: One Bedroom Apartment. An arrangement of real things–mostly wrapped or partially wrapped. Samuel Roy-Bois: Presences. Examines the relational network of objects and their historical resonance through sculpture and photography. Jon Sasaki: Killing One Bird with Half a Stone. A solo exhibition centred around a selection of his videos from the past decade. Opening Jan 23 Louise Bourgeois: What is the Shape of This Problem presents 119 works with a focus on prints, textiles, and a series of eight holograms, ranging in date from the 1940s-2000s. Chris Curreri. Clay, photographs, human bodies, glass, concrete, and the earth have all undergone a transformation, shaped and moulded by force to arrive in a moment of ambiguous suspension. Fin Simonetti, new and recent works in carved stone and stained glass that connect to themes of emergency, shelter, and magical thinking.

PROJECT SPACE
To Jan 31 Kasia Sosnowski: SNEEK-E-PEEP’N. Ceramic sculptures.

About

Esker Foundation is a privately funded contemporary art gallery located in Calgary, Canada. As a leader in the Calgary arts community, Esker Foundation connects the public to contemporary art through relevant, accessible, and educational exhibitions, programs, and publications. The gallery reflects on current developments in local, regional, and international culture; creates opportunities for public dialogue; and supports the production of groundbreaking new work, ideas, and research. Founded in 2012 by Jim and Susan Hill, Esker Foundation is a new model for institutional relevance, curatorial focus, and audience engagement. Admission is free. The gallery is barrier-free.

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