Within the Weight of Action

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2021-22 Ticket Information

FAB Gallery, 1-1 Fine Arts Building

Currently FAB Gallery is open under reduced hours—Wednesday to Friday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm—and following health guidelines.

COVID-19 Gallery Rules:

  • Masks are required.
  • Use hand sanitizer upon entering.
  • No food or drink allowed in the gallery.
  • Allow 2 meters (6 feet) for physical distancing.
  • Limits on number of people present are in place.

If you are unable to visit an exhibition during regular hours, we may be able to make accommodations. Please contact FAB Gallery at gallery@ualberta.ca.

Receptions may be hosted on a case-by-case basis until further notice.

Digital Stone Project: Edmonton
Within the Weight of Action

October 5-29, 2021
FAB Gallery

Opening Reception
October 14, 2021, 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
FAB Gallery

Join us here in FAB Gallery for an evening reception! Meet the artists of Within the Weight of Action and get an intimate look at these amazing marble sculptures.

For safety, attendance will be booked within 45 minute blocks, limited to 20 guests at a time. Schedule your attendance online.

About the Exhibit

This exhibition is the first in this region of the world to feature the use of cutting-edge digital technology on large scale marble, with hand refining. It consists of nine Italian marble sculptures all milled digitally by a huge seven axis milling machine at Garfagnana Innovazione for participants in the Digital Stone Project artist workshops/ symposiums/residencies.

The process makes it possible for young artists to achieve stunning work using a combination of virtual-space computer technology, together with traditional hand refining, on one of the most ancient and enduring materials in the world.

Within the Weight of Action features work by seven University of Alberta trained artists who all studied sculpture at the U  of A over a span of many years (1986 – 2020). 

Artists in the show:
Kelly Johner
Carson Tarnasky
Alicia Proudfoot
Thomas Fenton
Marilyn Langevin
Manpreet Singh
Royden Mills

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