Jackie Carter - The Moulting Period

Jackie Carter

May 4 - June 22, 2018

Jackie Carter - The Moulting Period

Solo exhibition presenting the work of North Bay-based artist Jackie Carter.

"In this body of work I explore concepts of rejuvenation and identity transformation. Through painted imagery of dead, flightless birds I question the expectations which are attached to the functionality of a creature, and how this informs its identity. If a bird cannot fly, is it still a bird? Does it hold value as a bird, and is it whole? I am interested in what happens when a subject does not fulfill its perceived primary functional role. Re-purposing fabrics and frames to create compositional harmonies of colour and texture, these elements are given new life, just as the dead birds are activated within the imagery compositions."

Jackie Carter, 2018

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