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Shyra De Souza | Phantom Limb

November 22 – December 21, 2013

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Opening reception & Artist Talk | Friday, November 22 at 7 pm

Calgary-based artist Shyra De Souza is interested in the ways we draw meaning from illusory and dissonant experiences. Phantom Limb is a long, spine-like installation constructed from found objects: consumer products joined into symmetrical vertebrae. As the work snakes through the gallery it shifts between identities, sometimes bodily, sometimes museological, sometimes unknown Rorschach shapes suggesting other-worldly phenomena.

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