Everyone Should Come From Someplace

Susan Blight, Untitled (In the Pines) from the series Everyone Should Come From Someplace, 101.6 x 127 cm inkjet print, 2011

Susan Blight, Untitled (Colonization Road East) from the series Everyone Should Come From Someplace, 101.6 x 127 cm inkjet print, 2011

Susan Blight, Everyone Should Come From Someplace, In Vitrines at Gallery 44

Susan Blight, Everyone Should Come From Someplace, In Vitrines at Gallery 44

Everyone Should Come From Someplace

Friday, October 14, 2011 to Saturday, November 12, 2011
Opening Reception:
October 14,
6:00PM to 9:00PM
About the Exhibition: 

Artist and curator talk Fri Oct 14 at 6:30 pm

New works by Susan Blight curated by Sally Frater

Everyone Should Come from Some Place is a body of work which employs the use of doubling, multiples, and camouflage as a metaphor for the complexities of cultural identity, the negotiating of boundaries both personal and political, and to interrogate systems of representation.

Artist Biography: 

Susan Blight is a visual artist and filmmaker from Couchiching First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. She received an M.F.A. from the University of Windsor (2007) in Integrated Media, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography (2004) and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies (1999) from the University of Manitoba. She currently resides in Toronto.

Curator: 

Sally Frater holds a BA in Studio Arts from the University of Guelph, a post-graduate diploma in Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College and an MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art/The University of Manchester. As independent curator and writer, she has curated exhibitions at A Space Gallery, The Art Gallery of Peterborough, the McMaster Museum of Art and The Print Studio and her writing has appeared in Border Crossings Magazine, Fuse, C Magazine, Blackflash, NKA and Canadian Art. She has received grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts, is a member of IKT, the International Association of Contemporary Curators and is, along with Pamela Edmonds, a co-founder of Third Space Art Projects.