Alberta Artist Materializes Childhood Memory in Elaborate Installation

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EDMONTON, AB.- The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is proud to premiere Jonathan Kaiser: Celestial Bodies on August 14, 2010 in the RBC New Works Gallery. Since graduating with a BFA from the University of Alberta in 2005, Jonathan Kaiser has exhibited his work in Alberta as well as internationally. In 2007, he participated in the Glenfiddich Artist in Residence program in Duftown , Scotland . Inside the AGA’s RBC New Works Gallery, Kaiser has constructed an installation based on the memories of his childhood bedroom. The installation comprises found and hand-crafted objects as well as drawings that attempt to tell stories about the room’s past inhabitant. Jonathan Kaiser: Celestial Bodies is on display until October 11, 2010. The public is invited to attend Art for Lunch featuring Jonathan Kaiser in conversation with the AGA’s Deputy Director/Chief Curator, Catherine Crowston. This free talk takes place on September