Artist Talk: Marisa Hoicka
The Winter Islands Residency and Programming series continues as, Artscape Gibraltar Point is proud to host an afternoon artist talk by multi-disciplinary artist
Join us Friday, January 22nd at 2PM in the Fireplace room at AGP for this very special event. Feel free to bring a lunch!
About the Artist //
Marisa Hoicka is a multi-media and performance artist who creates video, installations and paintings.
In 2016 Hoicka will choreograph a solo as part of Singular Bodies at Toronto Dance Theatre, a collaboration of visual art bringing new ideas to contemporary dance.
Hoicka’s “This is Not a Test” was shown on all Air Canada flights as part of the Images Festival’s “Stitches in Time.” Her videos have also been shown in Berlin’s Galerie Kurt Im Hirsch, San Francisco’s MoMA, the Toronto Images Festival, Oakville Galleries and across Canada from Vancouver to St. John’s, Nfld.
She mixed performance, installation and painting in her solos “Nature Morte” at Toronto’s 7a*11d International Performance Art Festival and “Escaping Escapism” at the Power Plant’s “Quarter-Life Crisis”. An installation was also featured in Videodrome at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and she had a solo show of her paintings “Meet Me Half Way” at Heritage Canada.
Her persona “Uncle Wink” took part in “The Other Painting Competition” at the Art Gallery of Ontario for Nuit Blanche. In 2014 she received awards from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. Born in 1987,Hoicka has a Master of Digital Media from Ryerson University and a BFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University. Her video work is distributed by Vtape.
More Info: www.marisahoicka.com