Catherine Bolduc
La femme dans la lune / Her Head in the Clouds

Jennifer McVeigh
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, Nfld., February 4 — April 23, 2017
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Catherine Bolduc La femme dans la lune / Her head in the Clouds, installation views, The Rooms, St. John's, 2017.
Photos : © Catherine Bolduc
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, Nfld., February 4 — April 23, 2017

Maps can embody a hubristic fantasy of exploration and discovery, with their authoritative interpretations of place, even places very recently encountered by the travellers or cartographers who drew them. This confident expression of often-inaccurate knowledge has been significant in exploitation and colonization throughout history. Catherine Bolduc disrupts this problematic narrative with darkness, uncertainty, and erasure.

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