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Damla Tamer: Experience Classon May 28

Thu. May 24th - Sun. June 17th
the fifty fifty arts collective By Donation (All Ages)
Please check our facebook page for a list of current volunteer hours. *Please Note* Gallery viewing by appointment is welcome and encouraged. We are run and kept open entirely by the effort of volunteer labor. If you know exactly when you are going to come by the exhibition space and want to ensure we will be open, please send us an email before visiting the gallery so we can confirm that we will have someone there to meet you.
Damla Tamer’s works explore what to do with the desire to relate and to affect in a world where the rhetorical devices and authentic processes of caring for the other have been conflated and co-opted by the sovereign. Relying on a series of motifs -recurring imagery and verbal descriptions positioned somewhere between figures and themes- she produces interrelated works of drawings and performative presentations.

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the fifty fifty arts collective is comprised of individuals living and working on unceded and occupied First Nations Territories, specifically the lands of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, as well as the W̱SÁNEĆ, Sc'ianew and T'Souke First Nations.

The programming space itself is situated on Songhees and Esquimalt Territory but engages with individuals and communities across Turtle Island.

As a collective we endeavor to deepen our own understandings of how we are implicated in the history and in the present ongoing project of settler colonialism. As members of the fifty fifty arts collective we continually responsibilize ourselves to the complex kind of space that is the fifty fifty which hosts and facilitates the dissemination of the ideas and work of others.
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Accessibility Information:
The entrance to the fifty fifty arts collective is wheelchair accessible, however the door is not automatic and we have no washrooms on site. A more comprehensive statement regarding our accessibility is in progress, specific questions or requests regarding accessibility can be sent to thefiftyfifty@gmail.com