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Something different always appears

Tharmila Rajasingam is featured at GALLERY 1265 with her show, SOMETHING DIFFERENT ALWAYS APPEARS

OPENING RECEPTION: Wed February 9 5 - 7 pm *Join us for refreshments and a chance to meet the artist!*

ARTIST TALK Wed February 16 5 - 6 pm *A chance for you to learn more about the artist and her work!*

About the Show "The idea of preserving memory is significant to the way we remember people, place and things. We often rely on our mind to recall memories as we age. This show explores memory building through cognitive psychology, the process in which studies the way of people think, perceive, remember and learn. I have been collecting and documenting blind contour drawings of people in my life. I have been observing the physical appearance of four important people in my life through repetitive and organizational procedures. Although the results may appear different, the building of memories through the blind contour drawing process will force the mind to remember. The blind contour drawings are the end results of my meetings with these people. Thus, the drawings are evidence of my practice and my commitment to this regular routine." - Tharmila Rajasingam

About the ArtistTharmila Rajasingam is a 4th year student at University of Toronto Scarborough. She is enrolled in the Arts Management Specialist program with a Major in Studio and a Minor in Art History. Her work is simultaneously physical and situated in space and profoundly expressive, creating meaning in objects beyond their appearance. She has participated in numerous projects and exhibitions across the University of Toronto, such as the Annual ARTSIDEOUT, the Annual Student Juried Show and Annual Chancellor's Student Art Exhibition. She has also been exhibited outside of the university in various venues such as Labspace Studio, AWOL Gallery, The {decommissioned} Shaw Street School, and The Paper Place. Tharmila is a recipient of the Award for Student Engagement in the Arts in recognition of outstanding contribution to the arts community while a student at the University of Toronto.

Gallery 1265 Location: Meeting place, NEXT TO TIM HORTON'S Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs 12 - 4 pm

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