June 7 – July 16, 2021
Receiver Coffee Co.
128 Richmond Street
this town is small and Receiver Coffee are pleased to present Obedient Compliance, a solo exhibition of drawings by Becka Viau.
Obedient Compliance is a series of drawings that explore the relationship between obedience and compliance from the perspective of a mother and a survivor of complex trauma.
Becka Viau is a cis-female, queer-identified, white settler, Canadian Artist from the unceded territory of the Mi’kMaq, Epekwitk’, known as Prince Edward Island. She received her BFA, 2008 and MFA, 2013 from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and was long-listed for the Sobey Art Award in 2011 and 2014. Much of her artistic practice engages with questions relating to the institutions, dissemination and social networks of power, art and culture.
Image: Becka Viau, It could be much worse, chalk pastel, gesso, 24K gold leaf on BFK rag paper, 3.75ft x 2.75ft, 2021
Everyday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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