Becka Viau, It could be much worse, chalk pastel, gesso, 24K gold leaf on BFK rag paper, 3.75 x 2.75 ft, 2021

Obedient Compliance

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PEI’s artist-run centre, this town is small, presents Obedient Compliance by Becka Viau at Receiver Coffee in Charlottetown. The exhibition of drawings will be on view from June 7 to July 16.

Obedient Compliance explores the relationship between obedience and compliance from the perspective of a mother and a survivor of complex trauma.

Viau received her BFA, 2008 and MFA, 2013 from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and was long-listed for the Sobey Art Award in 2011 and 2014. Much of her artistic practice engages with questions relating to the institutions, dissemination and social networks of power, art and culture.

this town is small’s Accumulations: Sea Glass, a solo exhibition of photographs by Phil Mercier, in on view until June 4.

Receiver Coffee is located on Victoria Row, 128 Richmond Street, Charlottetown.

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