Art Windsor-Essex respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
Cheap Meat Dreams and Acorn: Ken Gregory
April 22, 2006 - June 11, 2006
One of Canada’s foremost media artists, Winnipeg-based Ken Gregory’s extraordinary work comes out of a multi-disciplinary practice grounded in music, performance, sound, sculpture, and installation.
Over the past twently years, Gregory has mastered electronic, mechanical, and digital technologies that make his work responsive and interactive . Despite the complexity of his art practice, it remains communicative and accessible. Ken Gregory has been working with technology for more than fifteen years, creating interactive computer-based installations. He explores the use of computers in building user-defined interative computer software and hardware for making and performing media artworks. This exhibition, Cheap Meat Dreams and Acorns, reaveals Gregory’s place in the history and development of media-based art in Canada. His work is based on improvisation and performance – his or that of the sculpture. Of critical importance and how innovation and playful sense of discovery stimulates our imaginations. Encountering any work by Ken Gregory means you are about to enter an experience, not merely contemplate an image.