Denton Fredrickson: Prairie Folk and Other Speculative Fictions
Stride Main Space
1006 MacLeod Trail SE
September 5 – October 17, 2014
Opening: Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8pm.
Somewhere along the continuum between new media and folk art, Denton Fredrickson’s work invites experiential and contemplative interactions with sound, objects, and architectural space. The seductive lure of both old and new wonders, fantastic inventions, and absurd theories are familiar territories for Fredrickson. He investigates their histories and representations in popular culture through media archaeology and the practice of making. His recent interest in the intermingling of traditional, material-based processes with electronics and digital fabrication has led him to explore how speculative fiction can become awkwardly nestled within the psychology of the everyday.
Denton Fredrickson received his MFA from NSCAD in 2003. His work has been exhibited across Canada, in the US, the Netherlands, France, and Japan. He currently works out of Lethbridge, Alberta where he is an Assistant Professor (Sculpture and Media Art) in the Art Department at the University of Lethbridge.
Stride is open to the public from 11 am - 5 pm, Tuesday – Saturday.
Admission is free and all are welcome.