Stylo Starr - 89DAMES Exhibition

Art Gallery of Burlington - RBC Gallery

1333 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, ON

Self guided Adult Design Interdisciplinary Visual arts Youth & teens

89DAMES explores the beauty of Black women from the so-called ‘glamorous’ era of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Stylo Starr strives to commemorate and preserve the light and beauty of a myriad of Black women from the past, in a current social climate that insists, rather, on demonizing and marginalizing contemporary Black women. Where history stops short at Monroe, Hepburn or Taylor, Starr focuses her scope on the Kitts, Fitzgeralds and Hornes of the same era that graced the covers of former weekly digest, JET Magazine. Stylo places value in becoming familiar with the faces and energies of each woman through the careful, yet impulsive manipulation of photo transfer on paper collage. Stylo Starr is a visual alchemist, known primarily for her multi-layered collage work, which has been featured on large public installations, international publications and apparel. Starr’s visual investigations surround predominantly BIPOCs and their relationship to the basic principles and elements of design, while reaffirming their agency as revered subjects of art history. * Please note that the Art Gallery of Burlington is open from Tuesday through Saturday, Noon to 5 p.m. Visitor Guidelines: We are doing our utmost to create a safe environment for guests to enjoy, but the risk remains, and we ask that you consider your decision to visit the AGB carefully before you enter the building. If you feel ill or have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 please stay home to prevent the spread of the virus. The AGB is taking steps to ensure your visit is safe. The number of visitors allowed in the AGB at once is limited to enable social distancing. Please abide by maximum visitor limits in each space as posted. Occasionally you may experience a short wait-time before you can enter a room. *In compliance with the City of Burlington’s bylaws wearing a mask or face shield is mandatory. No food or drink is permitted in the gallery. Hand sanitizer is available at all entrances and exits for public use. Additional hand sanitizer stations can be found in visible locations throughout the building. All facilities, studios, exhibitions, and washrooms have a frequent regular sanitization routine (high touch zones). We disinfect electronic devices, equipment, keys (terminals, POS, etc.), items, and packaging in the shop after each use.

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

Art Gallery of Burlington

This event is free.

Organized by

Art Gallery of Burlington

The Art Gallery of Burlington is Burlington's public art gallery and community art centre. We are a place of intersection where creators, cultures and communities meet and share in the wealth of human creativity.

Location

1333 Lakeshore Road

Burlington, ON

Event Contact

Art Gallery of Burlington

info@artgalleryofburlington.com

905 632 7796

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible.