Category: David Saric

CONTACT 2016 / Artoronto picks

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
May, 2016 / Toronto and GTA

With so much choices, with well over 1500 Canadian and international artists and photographers exhibiting at more than 200 exhibitions, it isn’t easy picking exhibits to see.

The Flower Question at Birch Contemporary

by David Saric

Sean Stewart and Martin Golland produce a sense of aesthetic and contextual heterogeneity, exploring universal themes of remembrance, tradition, temporality and materiality within their modestly scaled canvases.

About Face / Nicholas Metivier Gallery

by David Saric

The viewer is encouraged to contemplate the various narratives presented throughout the gallery, as the diverse physiognomies offer a wealth of potential psychological states and perspectives.

Mark Adair and Yael Brotman at loop

by David Saric

Both artists deal with different aspects of the human condition in their own idiosyncratic method, simultaneously unearthing and manifesting suppressed fears, desires and concerns in visual form.

Joanne Tod: Slipstream at Nicholas Metivier

by David Saric

these desolate passages position the viewer as an urban explorer, imaginatively unlocking the possibilities that interlocking stairwells and doorways present, creating a multifaceted phenomenological experience

Nicholas Crombach: Trapped / Angell Gallery

by David Saric

Whether he is questioning the ethics of embalmed animal carcasses as decoration, or simply visualizing universal feelings of fear and despondence, Crombach’s somber artworks remain interesting aesthetic objects as well.