At Home: Talks with Canadian Artists about Place and Practice

At Home: Talks with Canadian Artists about Place and Practice

by Lezli Rubin-Kunda


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773100470
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Publication date: 08/14/2018
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 847,131
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lezli Rubin-Kunda is a Canadian-Israeli multidisciplinary artist whose work explores her relationship with her environment. She has exhibited and performed in the United States, Canada, Israel and Europe. She currently lives outside of Tel Aviv and teaches in the architecture faculty at the Technion University, Haifa, Israel.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Setting Out 1

1 Locating and Re-locating Lezli Rubin-Kunda 8

2 No Place Like Home 21

Childhood Haunts Simon Frank 21

Re-Wilding the Land Nicole Fournier 31

Below the Surface Susan Feindel 37

3 Mythical Landscapes Amalie Atkins 42

4 Ancestral Connections Tanya Harnett 52

5 Intertwined Tales 63

Place and Displacement Sandra Semchuk 63

Marking Sites Tim Schouten 72

Uncovering the Past Marian Penner Bancroft 75

6 Sacred Connections Diane Pugen 79

7 Women's Work 88

Labours of Love 90

Susan Shantz 90

Mary Kavanagh 94

Preservation Aganetha Dyck 95

8 Right Here, Right Now Stan Krzyzanowski 103

9 Mapping the Territory 112

Homing Techniques Victoria Stanton 112

Geographical Positioning 120

Sandra Rechico and Gwen MacGregar 120

Ellen Moffat Kim Morgan 125

Peter Dykhuis 126

10 Distant Places 130

Foreign Attachments Lorraine Field 130

A Place of Choice Catherine Bodmer 138

Away From Home Josée Pedneault 144

11 Impermanent Homes 150

Jacky Sawatzky 150

Jeroen Witvliet 159

12 Creating Connections 162

Crossing Boundaries François Morelli 162

Anywhere is Fine Tedi Tafel 170

Home and Homelessness Devora Neumark 177

Challenging Dogma Sharon Alward 180

13 Back to the Senses 188

Sites and Sounds Annie Martin 188

Exposure Emiliano Sepulveda 195

Blurring Boundaries Michael Fernandes 198

Afterword: The End of the Journey 203

About the Artists 209

Photo Credits 217

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