Date and Time

Nov 9 2018 - 7:00pm until
Dec 15 2018 - 5:00pm

Location

TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary

Contact Information

Ginger Carlson info@truck.ca

You hold me, as I fumble to emulate your care
TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary is pleased to present, You hold me, as I fumble to emulate your care, curated by Ginger Carlson featuring work by Farheen HaQ, Kablusiak, and Nicole Kelly Westman in the TRUCK Main Space, 2009 10 Avenue SW.

The opening reception is on Friday November 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm and the exhibition runs from Friday November 9 – Saturday December 15, 2018.

You hold me, as I fumble to emulate your care includes new work by Farheen HaQ, Kablusiak, and Nicole Kelly Westman, which speaks to the complexities of care, intimacy, vulnerability, and relationality through the lens of mothering. Curated by Ginger Carlson.

O god save all the many gendered-mothers of my heart, & all the other mothers, who do not need god or savior,
our hearts persist in excess of the justice they’re refused.
-Dana Ward, “A Kentucky of Mothers”

I start here, so that you might know the breadth of my emulations. I fumble to emulate your care, and those of all the others that make up a body that labours and learns and fails and adapts. A plenitude of mothers, a multitude. A complexity that may evoke a categorization, and yes, can be sameness, but yet, it also resists these devices and vibrates perceptibly in difference. The mothering of and by and from alterity is a shifting relationality, a verbing, a dialogic, a subjectivity - it encompasses a way of thinking and an ethics of the temporal. Mothering is a continuous separation and a becoming that is enacted.
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