University of Alberta Alumni Exhibition: Brain Storms

Nika Blasser, Waterfall Palindrome, 2015, digital video 2:21 (loop)

Nika Blasser, Waterfall Palindrome, 2015, digital video 2:21 (loop)

The University of Alberta Museums Galleries at Enterprise Square coordinated a massive exhibition of  U of A arts entitled: Brain Storms UAlberta Creates. The exhibition was mounted in two parts, opening on September 25, 2015 and closing on January 23, 2016. Over 100 works of art were featured including a video that I made in 2015: Waterfall Palindrome (on display for the full 4 months of the show). I got to visit Enterprise Square galleries while the team at Museums & Collections was installing the exhibition, but had to leave town before the show opened. Here are a couple of installation shots of my video in a black box space. The University of Alberta is such a major cultural shaper of the arts in Alberta–it is really interesting to see such a large-cross section of alumni that have made, and are continuing to make, contributions to the visual arts and education throughout the province and beyond.

Waterfall Palindrome installation view