From April 17 2015 to May 15 2015
Insoon Ha (Toronto)
Exhibition April 17 to May 15 2015
Opening Friday April 17, 6pm to 9pm
Face by Insoon Ha consists of multiple large-scale digital self-portraits installed on the gallery floor. Visitors who wish to enter the gallery space or take a closer look at the photographs have to walk on the work, inevitably damaging it. Insoon Ha conducts performances of ritual as part of the installation. Through this project Ha examines her conceptual concerns about the intersection of gender with trauma and violence.
Insoon Ha lives and works in Toronto, Canada. She holds both a BFA and MFA from the University of Seoul in Sculpture and a second MFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo in Fine Arts. She is a multidisciplinary artist who works in sculpture, installation and video. Her work has been exhibited throughout South Korea, The United States and Canada, and includes exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto, A Space Gallery in Toronto, McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton, Big Orbit Gallery in Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Museum in Buffalo, “X Industria: CAFKA 05” in Kitchener, 621 Gallery in Tallahassee, LA CENTRALE Gallery Powerhouse in Montreal and Latitude 53 in Edmonton.