The Persistence of Love ( In A Time of Disaster ) is an exhibition of ink paintings and installation featuring expressive images of roses which bear witness to the often unacknowledged presence of love, hope and courage during times of difficulty and darkness. Narratives about success through victory have become inadequate in the face of a world shut down by pandemic. The emergence of marginalized voices from history and our own time allow us to access stories of resilience and resistance. These stories are honoured by persistent images of roses that endure many layers of ink and speak for a universal, compassionate approach to the experience of loss and trauma.
4 people at a time + the artist are permitted in the space. Covid protocols, masks, hand san. etc apply.
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Cornelia van Voorst (drawing, graphic materials,paint,works on paper.)
Cornelia van Voorst is a contemporary artist with a studio practice in Victoria, BC, Canada. Her interest is in the resonance of history within intergenerational memory and how we think about war, trauma, good and evil, and the nature of love. Cornelia studied fine art at the Northern Sydney Institute and The National Art School in Sydney, Australi... more info