In Conversation with Jessica Wiebe
Sunday, December 1, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Join artist and former artillery soldier, Jessica Wiebe, who will share her ideas in response to the exhibition Althea Thauberger: The State of the Situation. As a working artist who explores the complexity of issues related to war, gender, and the military in her own artistic practice, Wiebe will provide a unique perspective on the exhibition. She will also show some of her own artworks evolved through her own personal experiences.
About the Artist:
Jessica Lynn Wiebe is a Halifax based interdisciplinary artist. A former artillery soldier in the Canadian military, her artwork investigates the mechanisms of war, including the complex politics around gender, economy, architecture of war, and the human condition. Through the use of various media she makes work that creates dialogue by engaging and challenging deeply held beliefs and emotions about the military and war. Currently she is a participant of the Canadian Forces Artist Program (CFAP) 2018-2019 through the Canadian War Museum (CWM) in Ottawa. Jessica is also the current artist in residence at the Centre for Art Tapes (CFAT) in Halifax NS.