Jamie-Lee Girodat: Shimmy-Shimmy Plop-Plop



2021-22 Ticket Information

FAB Gallery, 1-1 Fine Arts Building

Exhibit Hours
Wednesday - Friday, 12pm - 4pm
After hours by contacting: girodat@ualberta.ca
Free admission.

Note that the entrances to the Fine Art Building are locked at all times. The main entrance is located across from the Transit Centre and next to HUB Mall. Please call the gallery upon arrival at 780-492-2081 and someone will let you into the building.

Masks and physical distancing will continue to be required in FAB Gallery. Thank you for your understanding.

Jamie-Lee Girodat: Shimmy-Shimmy Plop-Plop

August 30 - September 24, 2021
FAB Gallery

Opening Reception
Thursday, September 9
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FAB Gallery

Join us at a socially distanced reception and meet artist Jamie-Lee Girodat. For safety, masks are required, and refreshments will not be served.

We are limiting attendance to a maximum of 20 people per hour. To book your 1-hour time slot, please RSVP with your preferred time by emailing: girodat@ualberta.ca

About the Exhibit

Shimmy-Shimmy-Plop-Plop is an exhibition longing for bodies without limits, free from disease and uncertainty. By embracing fragmented and evolving figures, Jamie-Lee Girodat maneuvers narratives informed by the potential relief of biomedical innovations. Yet, navigating the hype, benefits, and ethical impacts of these developments can be challenging; and for many, access is out of reach.

Through grimy yet playful spurts and spasms, ambiguous forms transpose and bewilder the hierarchal elements of the material body. Between unease, intrigue and humor, the work welcomes peculiar sights of throbbing bunions and wobbling dances to transgress boundaries and reimagine medical realities.

This exhibition is the final visual presentation for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking.

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