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Justin Apperley – Cowboys Can’t Sleep

Jun 23 - Aug 3

Justin Apperley - Cowboys Can't Sleep

Justin Apperley – Cowboys Can’t Sleep

June 23 – August 3, 2022

Opening Thursday, June 23rd
Artist Talk at 7pm, Reception to follow
ODD Gallery at Dënäkär Zho / KIAC presents a new photographic installation by local artist Justin Apperley.

JUSTIN APPERLEY is an artist based in the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (Dawson City, Yukon Territory). Justin holds an MFA at The Glasgow School of Art and a BDes from OCAD and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Working with photography, sculpture and print media, Apperley’s practice deals with emerging themes of climate change, nomadic futures and alternative survival strategies.

Justin is a former KIAC Artist-in-Residence at the Macaulay House (2013) and has work acquired as part of the Yukon Permanent Art Collection (2020). Selected exhibitions include Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019, Leeds Art Gallery & South London Gallery, Leeds & London, UK (2019), Silver Linings, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, CA (2020), Last Futures, Tramway, Glasgow, UK (2018), and Pin-Up, Mercer Union, Toronto, CA (2011). Selected publications include Dust to Oaxaca, by Colour Code Printing, Toronto, CA (2016), and Freeze up / Break up, by Rockbottom Press, Los Angeles, USA (2015).


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