Jennifer Chan’s “Important Men” looks like a lifestyle website and modeling portfolio. Chan was inspired by various popular, online initiatives to reform “toxic masculinity” and sought to create her own oeuvre of male portraiture, drawing from the important masculine influences in her life. Profiled are her current life partner, father, closest friends from different periods of her life, ex-lover and an acquaintance by which she is deeply inspired, all as idealized stock objects.
OTA and Off The Leash Productions were co-artistic directors for the 2015 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala featuring The Prix Grand Pré, Established Artist Recognition Awards, Community Arts and Culture Recognition Award, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Award, and the Portia White Award.
New (im)mobile German translated E-catalogue can now be downloaded in PDF form. The catalogue features images of new works commissioned by the project and a new forward by Haus fur Kunst Director Barbara Zurcher. Also new to this website is the Haus fur Kunst Uri image gallery from the exhibit. View them HERE.
The show was premiered in Halifax in 2014 at the Dalhousie art gallery and was co-curated by Chantal Molleur and Mireille Bourgeois. IOTA Institute was able to partner with WHITE FRAME and Haus Fur Kunst and has supported the Canadian travel of the exhibition through a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
The Artistic Directors of the Creative NS Arts Awards are pleased to include film in the event because among other reasons: #nsfilmjobs. Check out the awesome filmmakers who will be featured not only during the Awards Gala presentations, but also check out the Halifax Library film program the Leadership Council have put together for Saturday afternoon: https://artsns.ca/creative-nova-scotia-art-presentations