Found rusted washers, ribbon, velvet cushion.
Collected off the ground over the course of several years by the artist and her friends, circular washers take on new catechism as talismans of wholeness.
Stacked vertebrae articulate the support we receive along our journey and prompt us to consider what we cherish, covet and collect…and why.
Each disc reminds us of the rewards of noticing and gives evidence that we tend to find what we’re looking for.
Marina Dempster is a multidisciplinary artist, curator and professional photographer. Her sculptural fibre art has been exhibited internationally in a over a dozen art museums including the Cheoungju International Biennale, representing some of the best of Canadian Craft, while her commercial and portrait/documentary photography work has seen her win awards, including a Juno.