Duplexity | Duplexité at AOE Gallery!
Brenda Dunn and Mercedes Benz combine their unique visions of the use of space. Show located at the AOE Arts Council | Conseil des arts AOE Gallery in theShenkman Arts Centre / Centre des Arts Shenkman Exhibit dates: May 10 to June 12, 2018
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1411336255637652/ Vernissage date: Sunday, May 27, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Brenda Dunn explores the grid formations of our farmlands, incorporating a ‘drones eye view’ as a primary base in a series she refers to as Architectonics. Dunn layers colourful squares of ink and watercolour in imitation of a patchwork landscape viewed from above. Overlayed are ink drawings of buildings and gridwork, a playful representation of the very real pressure of urban sprawl.
A.M. Benz creates some sort of dimensional space for each of her pieces, whether it is a physical dimension of a raised section or an implied depth through the use of negative space. Her materials are chosen and placed in specific spots to catch the light in order to simulate energy movement across the span of each composition.