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Bastard Tongue

June 15th, 2018 6PM-9PM 

An experiment in formal language. What do all these disparate artists from the accepted capital-A Art Canon have to say to one another when we strip away all semblance of emotion, history, story? What happens when we reduce the suffering/joy/pain/triumph of a painting to it's bare formal elements, divorced from the human hand that produced it? When the form is brought to it's barest, what does it say about it's content? Michael Mateyko / KOMBOH is a visual artist from Singapore / Alberta and works primarily in the space between commercial illustration and fine art.

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