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Sidney Community Centre

Hazel St

Sidney, MB R0H 1L0

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Sidney Sydney
a sound project by Kristin Nelson

When: August 25th, doors at 7:00pm, starts at 7:30pm

Where: Sidney Community Centre, Sidney MB (150 km from Winnipeg on Hwy 1)

Transportation: Video Pool is providing a bus that will be leaving 100 Arthur St (Video Pool) at 5pm on August 25th to take you to and from the event. The cost us $25. The bus is not wheelchair accessible.

Accessibility: ASL interpretation will be provided, this venue is wheelchair accessible.

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Sidney Sydney is a sound project investigating the labour of curtains through 10 new compositions by 10 artists from across Canada and Australia using audio recordings of 10 mechanical winches (now destroyed) in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia. These compositions will be accompanied by a video and intermission ‘curtain piano' at the Sidney Community Centre in Sidney MB on August 25th, 2018.

Compositions by crys cole, Christine Fellows, hannah_g, Casey Mecija, Gail Priest, Judith Rice, Andrea Roberts, Kelly Ruth, Süss and Roger White. Piano by Dallas Nedotiafko.

This project was made possible by Video Pool Media Arts Centre and the Media Arts Fund, mentor Andy Rudolph, and the Manitoba Arts Council.

Kristin Nelson (bio)
Born in Ajax Ontario, Kristin Nelson received her BFA in Visual Arts at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (2003) and MFA at Concordia University (2014). Through a process of examination and re-contextualisation, she transforms mundane subjects into larger social concerns. Kristin completed a Riding Mountain Artist Residency (2017), a Canada Council International Residency at Artspace in Sydney Australia (2015) and a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts (2008). She has exhibited work in Canada at Musée Regional de Rimouski, Parisian Laundry and Skol, and at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, La maison des artistes visuels francophone, Plug In ICA, Actual and RAW Gallery. Her work has shown internationally at Museo Textil de Oaxaca in Oaxaca, México. Work is available through Lisa Kehler Art + Projects and is in private and public collections including Boralex, BMO, the Province of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

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