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Artist in Residence Debut Mirrored in Downtown Storefront

Metropolis of Victoria Artist in Residence, Kemi Craig, has introduced her artwork to a storefront window in downtown Victoria.  

Over the following month, Kemi will likely be curating video projections for the storefront of a retail house at 707 Douglas Avenue. At present, the home windows function a collection of video loops from a reside efficiency introduced by Kemi for Dance Victoria’s Dance Days in 2022 entitled the house between.  

The collection options video loops of shutup physique elements in movement. By breaking the expectation and satisfaction of the act of wanting and seeing the physique in its entirety, Kemi hopes to create a pause and maybe the thought that we by no means expertise any particular person of their wholeness, that however we will get to know one small a part of them in larger element.  
Kemi Craig is a Victoria-based dancer and visible artist and is Victoria’s third Artist in Residence. Via her lived expertise as a girl of African descent, Kemi’s artwork makes use of dance, analogue and digital visible applied sciences to centre experiences for folks with racialized and gendered our bodies. 
For extra data, go to Kemi’s Artist in Residence web page.

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