Peake Street Collective and this town is small invite the public to a virtual opening for the group exhibition Remote Transmissions, on view at Receiver Coffee in Charlottetown until April 24. The online event will be held April 9 from 6–8 pm via Zoom.
Donnalee Downe will begin with “A Brief History of Peake Street Collective” and the event will continue with a look at some of the works from the exhibit. Viewers will also hear from some of the artists who will share their experiences of art-making during a global pandemic.
Organized by Peake Street Collective, Remote Transmissions is a non-juried group exhibition that brings together artworks that are informed by or created during the lockdown period that began in 2020, exploring themes of remoteness, isolation, sheltering in place, and connection/disconnection. The participating artists are at a variety of stages in their careers, showing a range of perspectives during a troubling time.
Peake Street Collective is an artist initiative that focuses on mentorship, experimentation and artistic collaboration, and that operates under the umbrella of this town is small, PEI’s artist-run centre.
The virtual opening is free and open to all. The Zoom link to join is available at thistownissmall.com.