About Neon – Audio Visual invite

Neon-Audio Visual evite

Opening Reception:

Monday, October 6th, 2014 4:00pm-6:00pm

Exhibition Duration: October 6th -31st, 2014

8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

Closed Saturday-Sunday

Where: Kasian Gallery

Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS)

Room PF2145, Professional Faculties Building University of Calgary

2800 University Drive NW

Calgary, AB

About Neon: Audio Visual

Neon: Audio Visual is an exhibition that explores the medium of neon through an audio and visual sensory journey. What place does neon have in the built environment? How does neon help us communicate, navigate and landmark throughout our city? How are we (the public) affected by neon? These are just a few of the questions the exhibition seeks to answer. Typically, neon is used to make road-side signage; its high visibility makes it an ideal advertising medium for car and consumer culture interrelating them closely. However, testing our relationship with neon language and light, three Albertan artists; Dick Averns, Don Hill and Neil Martin, expand on the medium outside of the advertising realm and approach it from alternative perspectives.

About the Kasian Gallery

Sponsored by Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd, the Kasian Gallery is the main social gathering space for Environmental Design. The gallery plays an essential role in the life of our faculty – providing valuable space for our students, faculty members and professionals to display their research and work. The Kasian Gallery serves a vital function of demonstration and inspiration for design. The Kasian Gallery is located just outside of EVDS reception in the Professional Faculties building, room PF 2145, and is easily accessed by the University community.

Contact

Jayda Karsten Independent Curator [email protected] 403-667-7272

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