EVERYTHING OUT OF PLACE

Curated by Emily Saab and KC Wilcox
Visitors, Saint John, NB.

2020
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Out of place, in disarray, not belonging. Objects mis-used, discarded, collected. Defined by industry. Rubber, styrofoam, plastic, metal. Altered through recombination. Iconographic; descriptors of landscape. Memories magnified by representations. Eroded by process; time. Wood, rocks, sand, rope, sea. Weathered. Abandoned attempts at mimicry. Of place, of home. Muscle memory. Well tread. Familiar. Distorted. 

Everything Out of Place explores social attitudes towards landscapes and the tradition of landscape painting in art. Hailey’s play-driven process results in paintings and sculptures that deconstruct views of well known scenery, referencing areas familiar to her through her experiences growing up in New Brunswick. She remixes the essential components of landscape and figurative painting, blending the natural and manufactured, the perceivable and imagined, and invites us to reflect on our own role in shaping the environment. .............................................

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