a line has two sides | Faculty / Staff Exhibition | Artlab Gallery
a line has two sides
Over thirty works of art and scholarly publications by Faculty and Staff members from Western’s Department of Visual Arts.
Oct. 27- November 10, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 3rd, 5-7PM
Performance by Christof Migone 6:15pm
The Faculty & Staff exhibition, a line has two sides borrows its name from the Oblique Strategies project (subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975. The project produced a boxed set of 100 playing cards each containing a one-line phrase intended to assist artists and musicians break creative blocks by encouraging lateral thinking. 1
Framed within the context of this exhibition, a line has two sides provides audiences with a glimpse into the research, writing and artworks of over 30 individuals who embody the teaching and technical practices fostered within the Department of Visual Arts, Western.
Participating Faculty & Staff
Curated by Susan Edelstein
1. Taylor, Gregory. “Introduction.” A Primer On Oblique Strategizing.1997. Accessed August 20, 2016. http://www.rtqe.net/ObliqueStrategies/OSintro.html