BYRON DAUNCEY & KEVIN DAY, 'CAMERA MACHINA'
Opening: April 2nd, 2015 @6pm-late
Exhibition: April 2nd - May 2nd, 2015
The Robert Lynds Gallery presents the work of Byron Dauncey and Kevin Day as a part of this year's Capture Photography Festival, '2.0'. The exhibition, Camera Machina, will explore facets of Dauncey’s diverse creative practice in photography, highlighting his photo-manipulative work in his Cubist Photography, and showcase Day’s series resuscitated algorithms.
In the contemporary age of digital omnipresence, surveillance, and the wide-spread use of lens-based devices, how does the medium of photography address issues of artistic agency, meaning-formation, construction of reality, and representation?
Kevin Day’s series resuscitated algorithms are photographic readymades that resulted from the resetting and retrieving of files in a digital camera, where the process of resuscitation left a body of noise on the presumed seamlessness of data. While data functions by virtue of being the underlying invisible form, executed through the operations of algorithms, the series seeks to emphasize the presence of the medium, insisting on a refusal of machinic representation and quantification. The photographs break down into noise as one approaches the work, and the resuscitated data reveals itself as the constituent unit of contemporary image making.
Byron Dauncey’s portraits are the latest works from a photo-cubist series, where shards of photographs from different times and angles of a singular subject are rebuilt into a kinetic artwork. Dauncey approaches the photo-portraits in ways a cubist painter might - playing on time, space, movement and perspective. Dauncey focuses in on revealing a creative process, exploring alternative perception, and unfolding somebody as they age.
JAEDAN CHAYCE LEIMERT, 'IN ADVANCE OF'
Exhibition: March 10th - March 31st, 2015
The upcoming exhibition at the Robert Lynds Gallery will feature the work of Jaeden Chayce Leimert in his solo show ,‘in advance of’. A graduate of the University of Victoria, Leimert examines the slow breakdown and transient quality of memory. His carefully nuanced images are printed on supports that threaten the viewer with their own decay. Leimert explores the illusive nature of remembering with his series depicting world tragedies with fragile materials, where the viewer becomes invested in the struggle to see and decipher the work.
Canadian Art Must-Sees This Week, March 5-11th: http://canadianart.ca/must-sees/2015/03/05/must-sees-week-march-5-11-2015/
ROBERT LYNDS GALLERY
Gallery hours during exhibition:
Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 11am - 5pm
Sunday & Monday: By Appointment
1639 West 3rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6J 1K1