Nov 3 - Dec 4, 2021

Behind These Strange Sensations are Hidden Structures

Max Lester

InterAccess is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Max Lester, the recipient of the 2020 InterAccess Media Arts Prize. For over twenty years this award has been granted annually to a graduating Integrated Media student at OCAD University whose work exhibits excellence and innovation in new media practice.

Behind These Strange Sensations are Hidden Structures traces tangled lines through city streets and cyberspace, meditating on power, affect, intention, and reason. In this exhibition, large sculptures and assemblages made of building materials, found objects, video sequences, and printed image works layer meaning and material to consider the spatial consequences of power and ideology while tending to the virtual entanglements that drive us.

Read Chelsea Rozansky's essay about this exhibition here.


EVENTS

Reading Circle — Behind These Strange Sensations are Hidden Structures  

Saturday, November 27 | 1—2 PM (EST)
Online via Zoom (register here)
FREE

     

     


ABOUT THE ARTIST

Max Lester is an artist born and based in Tkaronto. These days, Max is preoccupied by the stickiness of affect, the ways in which power is manifested in built environments, and the use and failure of language to describe abstract experiences and sensations. Max received his BFA in Integrated Media at OCAD University.

Past exhibition
Oct 19 - 23, 2021

What We Are Missing―Rah, Lux Logan, Malik McKoy

A video installation curated by Lorna Mills, screened on the doors of Artscape Wychwood Barns as part of the City of Toronto's BigArtTO program.

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Past exhibition
Sep 15 - Oct 9, 2021

Geofenced―Works by Scott Benesiinaabandan, Cat Bluemke & Jonathan Carroll, Adrienne Matheuszik, and Jenn E Norton

Four new augmented reality artworks animate InterAccess's gallery and Toronto's Davenport neighbourhood, connecting viewers to the forgotten histories, contemporary politics, and faraway futures of place. 

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Past exhibition
Jul 15 - Aug 7, 2021

dis-ease―Stefana Fratila, Driftnote, and Racquel Rowe

Curated by Rea McNamara, Vector Festival’s flagship exhibition dis-ease considers post-digital performativity and intimacies through a four-week mail art programme.

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