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Thursday, September 14, 2017 — 12:00 PM to Thursday, September 28, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT

Two children sit in a tent with the words "the closet together things are."

Co-Curated by Shannon Anderson and Jay Wilson

Featuring artist projects by Kathleen Hearn, Ève K. Tremblay, Laura Letinsky, Micah Lexier & Dave Dyment, Micah Lexier & Roula Partheniou, Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky, Luke Painter, Chris Kline, and Roula Partheniou

The Closer Together Things Are explores the space between difference and similarity that arises from intense observation and consideration. It focuses on the proximity of time, heredity, frottage, palette, concept and presentation. Under close scrutiny, the most mundane objects and situations can compel us, drawing our full attention. The more we look, the more variations surface; differences arise from things that once seemed identical, and sameness arises from things that once seemed unrelated. This exploration of nearness guides how the artworks interact with one another through proximity, mirroring, repetition and reinterpretation. Strange bedfellows are made and unforeseen connections arise. The Closer Together Things Are takes stock of how little we need to see in order to feel like we’ve seen these things before, only this time more clearly.

Cost 
Free and open to students and all visitors
Location 
ECH - East Campus Hall
Room 1239
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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