Lam_2 West Hastings Street
Gwenessa Lam2 West Hastings Street, from the series Aerials, 2007.

Gwenessa Lam’s drawings, paintings, and videos represent spaces and objects in ways that reveal their formal potential. As such, her drawings engage us in a game of memory and observance of our daily experience of places and things. Public and private spaces, as well as common or historical objects, are combined and conflated in her black-and-white compositions. Her approach involves a continuous unfolding of form that defines the idea of the sketch and conveys the constant movement of real life.

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