Reena Saini KallatMay 14 to October 12, 2015
Reena Saini Kallat
Untitled (detail), 2015
electric wires and fitting
Courtesy of the Artist
Reena Saini Kallat
Woven Chronicle (detail), 2015
circuit boards, speakers, electrical wires and fittings site-specific installation at Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite
Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery
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|Mumbai-based artist Reena Saini Kallat recreates migration routes across the world through a symbolic web of human and cultural movement and exchange. The expansion of urban spaces all around the world has led to mass migration and new social conflicts within the global social structure, provoking issues related to identity, survival and spiritual needs. As a city characterized by diversity, Vancouver's urban and cultural landscapes are also in a state of constant transformation. Kallat's sculpture evokes temporal and spatial strategies for dealing with global situations on a local level.|
Organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery and curated by Diana Freundl, Assistant Curator.
Offsite is funded by the City of Vancouver through the Public Art Program. The Gallery recognizes Ian Gillespie, President, Westbank; Ben Yeung, President, Peterson Investment Group; and the residents of Shangri–La for their support of this space.
Visionary Partner for Offsite:
Michael O'Brian Family Foundation
Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite is located at 1100 West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets, west of the Shangri-La Hotel, in downtown Vancouver.
top: Reena Saini Kallat, Woven Chronicle, 2015, circuit boards, speakers, electrical wires and fittings, site-specific installation at Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite, Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery