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Reception 3-6pm, Saturday December 2nd
Artist present. Show runs from
Dec. 2nd - Jan. 27th, 2006/7
Gallery hrs: 2-5pm, Thurs-Sat. or by App't
Avalanche Happenings & Events, Libby's Avalanche Installation
Interview with Libby, video projection night, poetry reading night,
Gary Michael Dault Review in the Globe & Mail
Libby's AVALANCHE at Offthemapgallery 06, photo: Libby Hague
Once upon a time, a long time ago,
Off the Map was the scene of a mini-disaster,
an enormous fire, the charred evidence of
which still runs along the roofline of the
gallery. Back then, the gallery was a garage
or maybe a stable.
In the tradition of disasters past and present,
Libby Hague will install "Avalanche"
- a huge paper sculpture that looms over a creche
on a bale of straw.The viewer will be confronted
with the "press pause" moment just before this
15 foot avalanche falls down upon the urban creche
and its occupants.
Or maybe not. Perhaps total disaster can be averted.
The artist suggests the possibility of rescue in a tiny,
young acrobat who tumbles down from the ceiling
- not even as big as the snowflakes - looking for all the world
like an honest-to-goodness angel.
Libby would like to thank the Ontario Arts Council
for its generous support of this project.
For more information contact Antonia at: 416 642 2113