how can I help you?
Exhibited at Good Sport Gallery December 5th - 26th, 2020 Funded by the London Arts Council
This time last year (2019), the standardization of packaging was made mandatory for the manufacturing, distribution, and compliance for all tobacco products in Canada.
"Cigarette Packs Will be The Ugliest Colour", contains as assortment of 374 found cigarette and vape packages. Presented in this installation, all the packs were collected as this change unfolded over the span of a year, visualizing the change in packaging design over time.
Digital sign with an envelope animation reads:
> 🖂 < How can I help you?
With a variety of artwork including drawings, paintings, collage, found objects, and ceramics, this exhibition uncovers themes of connection to other people and nature, (co)dependency, and the complexity of guilt associated with pleasure.