SARAH ANNE JOHNSON, "Asleep in the Forest"
SARAH ANNE JOHNSON, "Asleep in the Forest," mixed media installation
Winnipeg artist Sarah Anne Johnson’s Asleep in the Forest offers an enchanting experience that encourages minds to make sense of a complex scenario. Within a life-like nocturnal forest, viewers encounter a scene that forces them into the role of a voyeur. Two figures lie asleep over bundles of money, provoking many questions: who are these men and what did they do; how can money help them in their desperate situation?