Martha Street Studio: Waterfront by Yael Brotman, September 8 - October 21

Winnipeg-raised artist Yael Brotman bringsWaterfront to Martha Street Studio

Opening Reception*: Friday, September 8th, 5-8pm
*artist in attendance

Exhibition Dates: Friday September 8th to Saturday October 21st, 2017 (MSS is closed Sundays, Mondays and Saturdays of long weekends)

Artist Talk: Saturday, September 9th, 3pm

All events are free and open to the public

Toronto-based, Winnipeg-raised artist Yael Brotman returns to Manitoba this fall to showcase her print constructions in the solo exhibition Waterfront. Brotman credits Winnipeg's rivers and spring floods as the catalyst for her interest in the shoreline. It is the precarity of built structures along these shorelines that serves to inform Waterfront's various sculptural installations. Bridges, piers, and boardwalks are recalled by the seemingly delicate composition of pieces such as "Blackfriars." Square sticks made of etched Japanese paper offer a dichotomy of warm tones and hard edges. Brotman mixes unpredictability with a playful sense of humour and optimism in Waterfront as she presents pieces that push the boundaries of printed media.

Waterfront will be on display at Martha Street Studio from Friday, September 8th to Saturday, October 21st. An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 8th from 5pm – 8pm with the artist in attendance. On Saturday, September 9th there will be an artist talk by Yael Brotman at 3pm. All events are free and open to the public.

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