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November 11, 2011

Andrea Roberts: Body Ruins

Body Ruins
A solo exhibit of prints, drawings and sculpture 
by Andrea Roberts
Negative Space, 253 Princess St, Winnipeg

Opening reception: Nov 17, 7:00 -10:00 pm
Exhibition runs November 17 - 26
Gallery Hours: Thu – Fri 2:00 - 8:00 pm; Sat 12:00 - 5:00 pm

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Broken tools, skins of plastic, hi-top sneakers cast in lead, limbs protruding from repeating grids: Body Ruins is a collection of drawings, prints and sculpture that look at vulnerability, futility and failure of the gendered body within capitalism. These works look at that which we cannot do, places we cannot go, rather than our supposed endless potential, instilling pathos and humour into the prevailing dream of perfection and choice. 

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