In and Out of Order

© K. Lahde, 2017

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© K. Lahde, 2017

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In and Out of Order

February 3 to March 17, 2018
OBORO's gallery will be closed on March 13

Saturday February 3, 2018, at 5pm

In and Out of Order concerns Kristiina Lahde's meticulous processes of ordering and reordering analogue materials to create sculptural wall works that reflect on the laborious gestures and methods that exist within the digital realm. The exhibition proposes a dialogue between a piece from the early era of the Internet and Lahde's new production with utilitarian materials such as rulers or library file cards.

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Kristiina Lahde

Kristiina Lahde is an artist whose conceptual practice focuses on material investigation and process. She uses geometric systems and patterns to alter and re-format ordinary objects and materials. Lahde received her BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) in 1999. She has exhibited at The Koffer Gallery (2015), The Power Plant (2013), MKG127 (2015) and at La Biennale de Montréal (2011). Lahde was a long list nominee for the Sobey Art Award in 2013. Kristiina Lahde resides in Toronto and is represented by MKG127.

Claudine Hubert

Claudine Hubert is a writer and independent curator of digital and visual art, with a interest in the artistic potential of AI, in performance and institutional structures. She has been active in the Canadian cultural milieu for over fifteen years, beginning with the Symposium International d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul in the early 2000s, and co-founding Third Space Gallery in Saint John, NB where she managed publications and community outreach.