Torrell + Schneider’s project, Song for Others, is a sound piece created from over 60 recordings of Guelph residents singing for someone else. The songs were not recorded as “performances” or “dedications,” but rather as a re-creation of actual events, a time each participant sang to change someone’s mood, calm them to sleep, or simply … Continue reading
On Family Day, Ehryn began with a tour of her painting exhibition Self-Similar. Annelore then showed her video and photography work with collectif_fact, the artist collective that she belongs to. Torrell + Schneider then introduced the group to their residency activities, including their work with local high schools and the community tea. They explained the Song for Others … Continue reading
In this video, community members gather and share objects that, for them, defines home. This was recorded on February 19, 2011 in Gallery 3 at the MSAC. Untitled from Songforother on Vimeo.
On Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 2-4 pm, we gathered with a group of people tp discuss “What is home?” Part of this discussion involved each person bringing and then sharing one object that means home to them. At the end of the discussion, we asked if they would be willing to lend these objects … Continue reading
Join us in the main gallery at 11:00am on Family Day, when Ehryn Torrell will give you a brief tour of her painting exhibition “Self-similar.” We will then move to Gallery 3, where Annelore Schneider will speak about her video and photography work with the Swiss group collectif_fact. Next, Torrell and Schneider will discuss their … Continue reading
Over a period of four weeks in February and April 2011, Canadian artist Ehryn Torrell and Swiss artist Annelore Schneider (of the group collectif_fact) are developing a collaborative residency project in and about Guelph, Canada. This project will explore ideas of home, intimacy and vulnerability through communal activities like playing with snow, walking, conversing, group photographs, … Continue reading