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Human:Nature by Kevin Lanthier

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May 1 @ 12:00 pm - May 30 @ 4:00 pm

* Deerlake Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Sunday from 12pm - 4pm / Fridays - 12 - 6pm

As human activity alters and controls more of the earth’s surface, wildlife are forced to adapt. Some species are displaced from these areas, some live at the fringe, and others become full-time residents of what we tend to think of as “our” spaces. As their behaviour adjusts, it can seem as though these non-human neighbours of ours take on some of our own patterns and characteristics, reflecting our own nature back to us. We’re also forced to re-examine what “natural habitat” now even means for many of them. As such, these images present moments of day-to-day life for several commonly found species as seen in tableau, not unlike the dioramas in natural history museums, but updated for the reality of their new habitats.

 

Join the upcoming artist talk with Kevin Lanthier and our other featured artist for May, David Righton! More info about both exhibitions and the talk below.

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