Archived Exhibitions

TIPI_LOOPS.dreamwaves

January 22 - May 1, 2022

In Bridge Space. Joey Big Snake, Jeremy Bobosky, Maci Jordan, Brendon Many Bears, Kaitlyn Purcell, Laurencine Saddleback dreamwaves an (affirmation) poem by Kaitlyn Purcell In late August, writer, artist and community activator, Kaitlyn Purcell met emerging artists Brendon Many Bears

Ashley Bedet: a rolled chord of sunlight unfurled

February 14 - June 5, 2022

Project Space

There is something particularly special about the quality of light in Mohkinstsis and Southern Alberta. Softly radiant or blindingly intense, the range of its luminescence is one of the most beautiful things about this place. Out of reverence and affection

Veronika Pausova: Fast Moving Sun

January 22 - June 26, 2022

Painter Veronika Pausova draws on figurative imagery to tell diagrammatic short stories – hands grasping, noses sniffing, fruit flies teeming – that mine the territory between animation and stasis. These figurations form a cast of recurrent characters that evolve within

Michelle Bui: Naked Excess

January 22 - June 26, 2022

Michelle Bui’s photographs reflect the processes of accumulation, presentation, and eventual decay that mark our relationships to seemingly mundane items. Sensual and sensorial, her images point to the negotiation between our understanding of ourselves and the objects that we amass.

Farah Al Qasimi: Letters for Occasions

January 29 - June 26, 2022

Farah Al Qasimi’s photographs speak to the complexities of negotiating overlapping cultures and multiple contexts simultaneously. Her work considers the global circulation of popular culture and the process by which objects or images are coded with meaning. Lush and textural, Al

Creative Connections

September 20 - November 27, 2021

A Mural Making Art Camp for Kids In Bridge Space These two collaborative paintings were made in our summer art camps for children aged five to eight. Each painting was created over the course of three days by two groups >> read…

Vivek Shraya: Legends of the Trans

October 18, 2021 - February 6, 2022

Project Space

This new photographic work, inspired by the 1994 film Legends of the Fall, continues Vivek Shraya’s queering of performance, photography, and storytelling to reflect an open-ended and ever-evolving notion of herself and the immense value of non-conforming role models. For Shraya, whose…

RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting

July 24 - November 27, 2021

This exhibition offers a selection of works by artists who address the question of the diaspora from various points of view, approaches, and aesthetic languages. With a rich and complex history, painting is a particularly stimulating mode of expression for exploring a variety of issues comparable to…

Molly JF Caldwell: With One Hand Tied Behind My Back

June 14 - October 10, 2021

Project Space

In the Project Space Ruffled, red velvet curtains part to reveal a lush, textural interior. A 30-foot tapestry, cherry red and bubble-gum pink, snakes languidly across suspended bars and chains. The hand-dyed, hand-woven tapestry is adorned with jewel-encrusted charms. Enveloped

Thinking of You

June 10 - September 20, 2021

We are pleased to announce a new space on the 4th floor at Esker Foundation: Bridge: A space dedicated to young people. Thinking of You along with the exhibition Unmasking Imagination are the inaugural exhibitions in Bridge. Thinking of You explores writing,