Double Opening Reception: apihkêw & Hide and Seek: Revisited


In the Main Gallery, Amy Malbeuf presents apihkêw, an examination of matrilineal lineage and concepts of time using ancestral and familial narratives to explore notions of Métis identity and histories. The exhibition will consist of video projections, audio, aluminum prints and installation elements.

In the Window Gallery, Heather Leier presents Hide and Seek: Revisited, a look into spaces that we all may have occupied in childhood. Referencing blanket forts and under-the-stair cupboards, the artist explores the balance of darkness and magic in liminal spaces, and brings into question our relationships to the imaginary, reality, memory, and identity.

Both exhibitions will be celebrated at an opening reception on May 13 at 7pm at the Alternator. Please join us for refreshments and connect with other local artists and supporters to explore the diverse work of two local emerging artists. The event is free and open to the public. apihkêw and Hide and Seek: Revisited will be on show until June 25 2016.

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is an artist-run centre located in Kelowna at the Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue. The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is a registered non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the development of the creative community. Since 1989, the Alternator has shown the work of emerging Canadian artists, focused on innovative and non-traditional mediums engaged in social and cultural issues.