JP King: The Department of Discard Culture

Friday, July 19 to Saturday, August 31

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Opening reception: July 19, 7-9pm

The Department of Discard Culture presents a constellation of multimedia works by JP King whose diverse research practice focuses on the ways in which material waste shapes our culture. The exhibit includes an immersive, sensory-ethnographic documentary film about municipal waste management, billboard-sized psychedelic photographs of garbage, portraits of abandoned mattresses, an audio narrative of the artists’ first encounter with a rural dump, a miniature booklet for the support group: Materialists’ Anonymous, a free takeaway Risograph-printed broadsheet examining how we relate to the things we get rid of, and more.

Venue: Artcite Windsor

109 University Ave. W
Windsor, ON N9A 5P4 Canada

Phone: (519) 977-6564