Qualia, or the feel of steel

 

  


• An exhibition of site-specific work by 7 artists from Hamilton, Brantford, and Toronto.

Shelley Niro, Bryce Kanbara, Andrew McPhail, Delio Delgado, Judith Schwarz, Samina Mansuri, Steve Mazza. Curated by Ingrid Mayrhofer (click here for curator's notes)
Locations: Various sites in Hamilton
Dates: various, beginning July 7, 2012

Artists/Exhibition Sites:

STEVE MAZZA
Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology;
900 Woodward Avenue;
– Exhibition ongoing from July 7
• Opening at the museum: Saturday July 7, 2–4 pm.

BRYCE KANBARA
HAI billboard, northwest corner of Cannon and James.

JUDITH SCHWARZ, DELIO DELGADO
b contemporary;
226 James Street North;
– Exhibition runs July 3 to July 28.

SHELLEY NIRO, SAMINA MANSURI, ANDREW MCPHAIL
Centre3 for Print and Media Arts (formerly The Print Studio);
173 James Street North;
– Exhibition runs July 7 to August 18
• Openings at James Street North Sites: Friday, July 13, 7pm–10pm.

 

This exhibition by seven artists from Hamilton, Brantford and Toronto, explores the steadfast imprint of steel on Hamilton. In their research, the artists conducted site visits to steel processing plants, scrap yards, historical sites, and brown fields. The resulting artworks respond to steel as a material, an idea, a process, an element, and reach beyond the visual tropes of the post-industrial space and time.

Qualia - what steel town feels like - intends to evoke sensory experiences that resonate with steel, and with the people who live with its material and immaterial impact.

Funded in part by OAC, Canada Council, and generously supported by Nova Steel, Samuel Steel, Wentworth Metals and ArcelorMittal Dofasco.

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contact: Hamilton

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