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Deaths/ Memorials/ Births

Erika DeFreitas

Curated By: Pamela Edmonds

March 1 - April 13, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, March 8

Erika DeFreitas’ interdisciplinary practice explores the influence of language, loss and culture on the formation of identity. The exhibition draws on the artist’s archive of obituary, memorial and birth notices collected daily from the pages of the Toronto Star newspaper between November 7, 2006 and September 7, 2007.

Based in Toronto, Erika DeFreitas is a graduate of the MFA program in Visual Studies at the University of Toronto and has presented projects in artist-run centres in Canada and the United States.Pamela Edmonds is a visual and media arts curator who received her BFA and an MA in Art History from Concordia University, Montreal.