SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery

Saw Gallery held their exhibition opening for Saw Prize for New Works.
Featuring works by Shahla Bahrami, Atticus Campbell Gordon, Craig Commanda, Kenneth Emig, Marisa Gallemit, Claudia Gutierrez, Rachel Kalpana James, Don Kwan, Sam Loewen, Troy Lovegates, Feza Lugoma, Mélanie Myers, Michèle Provost, Katherine Takpannie, Guillermo Trejo and Andi Vicente
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
About the exhibition:
The SAW Prize for New Works was created as an emergency response to the pandemic, offering critical support to regional artists through the commissioning of new works. In total, SAW has contributed more than $100,000 in financial, production and exhibition support to 30 artists, musicians, writers and performers from Ottawa-Gatineau and the surrounding First Nations.
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
The exhibition showcases 17 never-before-seen works and installations by artists spanning many generations and working in a remarkable array of disciplines.
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
In a sprawling format that will reverberate beyond the gallery walls, the exhibition engages in themes of identity and place, and highlights some of the most vital voices in our region’s contemporary art scene.
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
The exhibition opening will feature a program of world premieres by SAW Prize laureates in music and performance, presented live in our multidisciplinary venue Club SAW and outdoor courtyard throughout the evening.

There was live music from:
Dimitri Georgaras
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
Linsey Wellman
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
Pierre-Luc Clément + collaborators
SAW Prize for New Works @ Saw Gallery
The exhibition runs until July 16, 2022.
Check out the gallery.

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