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Shinsuke Minegishi and Shifting Margins: Emily Carr and Irene Hoffar Reid

Shinsuke Minegishi

The Burnaby Art Gallery is pleased to announce its double showcase, Shinsuke Minegishi and Shifting Margins: Emily Carr and Irene Hoffar Reid.

Shinsuke Minegishi is an artist-printmaker who excels in the process of creating wood engravings and original bookworks that weave personal and collective narratives with subtle, unique, complimentary and imaginative imagery. His first solo art museum exhibition, held at the Burnaby Art Gallery, will focus on a selection of wood engravings and books created by the artist, including Innsmouth Look, Good and Evil in the Garden, Ars Anatomica and The Tale of Three Black Boxes. A full colour publication of works by Minegishi is being printed as part of this exhibition.

Shifting Margins: Emily Carr and Irene Hoffar Reid exhibits works by two B.C. artists and selected archival materials surrounding their life and work. Engaging a discussion around the marginalisation and mythification of certain artists, the exhibition considers aspects such as gender, geographic location, subject matter and time period in the creation of art historical narratives. Shifting Margins: Emily Carr and Irene Hoffar Reid is guest curated by Sofia Stalner, an MA candidate from UBC’s Critical and Curatorial Studies graduate program. This exhibition is made possible with support from the Killy Foundation and the Audain Endowment for Curatorial Studies through the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory in collaboration with the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia and the Burnaby Art Gallery.

PROGRAMMING

Opening Reception
Thursday, May 30, 7-9pm, all ages, free

In the B.A.G: Family Program
Sunday, June 2, 1-4pm, all ages, free
Join us for an interactive experience that combines the current gallery exhibitions with hands-on studio activity.

Lunch B.A.G. Day
Friday, June 7, noon-1pm, all ages
$12 includes lunch
Tour the current exhibits with the gallery’s public programmer and enjoy lunch and sweets with tea and coffee. Register 24hrs in advance, 604-297-4422

Artist and Curator Talks
Saturday, June 8, all ages, free
2pm: Shinsuke Minegishi
3pm: Sofia Stalner

Critique
Wednesday, June 12, 7-8:30pm, free
Join Sofia Stalner as she speaks about her guest curated show, Shifting Margins: Emily Carr and Irene Hoffar Reid. The evening is moderated by Jenifer Papararo, Curator at the Contemporary Art Gallery of Vancouver.

Public Program Reception Sponsors:

Port Hardy Seafood  Artisan Farmers Market Culver City Salads Nikkei Natioanl Museum and Culture Centre