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Art Exhibit- #facesofhamilton by Fuzzy Mall
Date and time
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.
This work is part of a larger ongoing project, #facesofhamilton. Being a recent immigrant to Canada, I wanted to explore my new community and city, Hamilton. I have interviewed strangers about the city, then quilted their portraits. They then nominate the next participants. Participants range from community organizers, artists, arts administrators, musicians, bloggers and a member of the city council. In effect, I am building a large quilt out of the network of people I am building in my new home.
My work in portraiture is interaction driven. I get to know my subject by taking candid photos and studying their unique body language. Focusing on the person in mid-motion, I capture raised eyebrows, crooked smiles and waving hands that we all use to communicate. This is a response to the deluge of Instagram and Facebook images currently flooding our daily lives. My intention is to re-interpret fleeting imagery by slowing down the process and hand working it, slowly creating a permanent object from an image that we are accustomed to seeing swiped away by a finger.
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The Town of Oakville
The Town of Oakville’s Recreation and Culture Department supports the development of the creative and cultural community in Oakville by providing quality programs and services; enhancing community capacity; and increasing access to programs and services. There are a number of active cultural facilities owned and operated by the town, including the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville Museum and Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. There are additional town facilities that have cultural use including four community centres, four seniors’ centres and two youth centres. Oakville is a community where culture inspires, engages and thrives and all residents are engaged in meaningful, diverse and accessible recreation and cultural experiences that foster individual, family and community well-being.
The Town of Oakville
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