Exhibition and book launch
Friday October 19th, 7 - 11 pm
James Black Gallery
144 East 6th Avenue
The drawings and paintings of the project and publication CRAB, STICK, ROCK, LOSS can be seen as associative narrations, based on the artists year long stay on Malcolm Island, BC.This work explores the notion of landscape as a state of mind and references places of cultural, mystical and personal significance.
Sylvie Ringer is an artist based in Hamburg Germany and currently lives and works in Vancouver.
She focusses on the notion of place, landscape, and narration within a practice that includes drawing, print media, and painting. Her current work investigates the power of sites with historical or mystical significance, „Kraftorte“ and navigates the threshold between between Waking and Dreaming, Darkness and Light.