Thursday, May 12, 2016

Reminder! Don't Miss Sarah Anne Johnson's Talk at the McMichael Gallery this Saturday May 14th with Curator Sharona Adamowicz-Clements

Sarah Anne Johnson: In Conversation
Speaker: Sarah Anne Johnson
Saturday, May 14, 11 am to 12 pm

In conversation with curator Sharona Adamowicz-Clements, Winnipeg artist Sarah Anne Johnson will be discussing her latest project about Canada’s outdoor music festivals—which Johnson sees as a forum for a community of people coming together to create a modern-day Dionysian celebration through a connection to nature, music, and dance, and the rejection of social norms. Over several years, Johnson has attended many such events across the country, taking photographs of the people she met in their search for an altered state of being. Continuing her ongoing thematic exploration of utopian states and that which hides beneath the surface, in this series of works Johnson explores hedonistic pursuits and the not-so-glamorous realities of festival gatherings, particularly in their connection to drug culture.

A+ seating (first two rows only) $29 general public; $24 McMichael members; $15 for students with valid ID. A seating: $19 general public; $15 McMichael members; $10 for students with valid ID.

Registration required. Call 905.893.1121 ext. 2216, email or visit for more information. Fee includes gallery admission.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada
L0J 1C0
(Islington Avenue north of
Major Mackenzie Drive on the east side)
Information: 905.893.1121
or toll free 1.888.213.1121
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