Kristiina Lahde

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Project

A Sequence of Lines and Links

Date(s)

Sep 15 - 25

Type

Art

Artist Details

Sponsors

Project Description:
A Sequence of Lines and Links connects together 100’s of steel rulers in a triangulated pattern. The net-like construction drapes and buckles under it’s own weight. The triangular formation, known for regularity and stability, torques and sags, battling it’s own structure.

Biography:
Toronto artist Kristiina Lahde alters and re-formats ordinary objects and materials through a process of geometric re-organization in which measurement and pattern play a significant role. She received her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) in 1999. Her 2015 solo exhibition ULTRA-PARALLEL at the Koffler Gallery garnered high praise with reviews in The Toronto Star, Akimbo, and Canadian Art. Lahde’s work has been exhibited at 57W57 Arts, New York, The Power Plant, Toronto and the 2011 Biennale de Montréal. Lahde has upcoming solo exhibitions at Central Art Garage in Ottawa and OBORO in Montreal. She was a Long-List nominee for the Sobey Art Award in 2013. Lahde’s work is in the collection of the Canada Council Art Bank. Kristiina Lahde is represented by MKG127 in Toronto, MKG127 will be presenting her work at UNTITLED Miami Beach 2016.