Lampshades

Poetry of Objects opens Friday at Touchstones

A dress covered in spoons, an arc of lampshades … The Poetry of Objects is a new exhibition by Leah Weinstein.

A dress covered in spoons, an arc of lampshades The Poetry of Objects is a new exhibition by Leah Weinstein that invites you to discover the extraordinary in the everyday. The opening reception is Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Touchstones Nelson, with an artist talk scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m.

Using new and re-purposed materials and forms, Weinstein creates assemblages that use the familiar in surprising ways,blurring the lines between the ordinary and the profound. A former student of the textile studio at Kootenay Studio Arts inNelson, she is now based in Vancouver. The artist will be at the opening, and will share more about her genre-bending practice during her artist talk on Saturday.

The Poetry of Objects runs until Feb. 14.

Admission to the opening reception is by donation, while the artist talk is free with admission to Touchstones Nelson. Members of Touchstones Nelson are admitted free.

 

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