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Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Sat. October 23rd 2021 - Sun. March 27th 2022 Legacy Maltwood Free

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Eric Metcalfe: Pop Anthropology

Curated by Dorian Jesse Fraser (UVic MA, 2013).
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. October 23rd 2021 - Sun. March 27th 2022 Legacy Maltwood (All Ages)
Subject to McPherson Library Hours: https://www.uvic.ca/library/locations/index.php Free
Opening: Thursday 1st January 1970

Event Description

Pop Anthropology is an exhibition of multimedia artist Eric Metcalfe’s oeuvre, spanning over sixty years, in celebration of the artist’s honorary doctorate from UVic (UVic DFA 2021, BFA 1970). This exhibition continues the playful and charged work of Metcalfe’s life: reimagining images, tropes and stereotypes as poignant and plentiful scraps from which to pull meaning. It honours his early development as a student in Visual Arts at the University of Victoria in the early 1970s, as well as his lifetime achievements as a pioneer in performance art in western Canada and co-founder of the Western Front, one of Canada’s leading and longest running artist run centres.

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@ Legacy Maltwood Oct 23 2021 - Dec 3rd @ Legacy Maltwood

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