YOU NAME IT by Sasha Huber at the Power Plant

Multi-award winning visual artist Sasha Huber’s first solo show in North America, YOU NAME IT, explores colonial residues left in the environment.

5.2. – 1.5.2022

The Power Plant

231 Queens Quay West, Toronto

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Nordic Bridges

Exhibition

 

YOU NAME IT (layout.types.url.description) is a Nordic Spotlight event, part of the yearlong initiative of cultural exchange between Canada and the Nordic countries, Nordic Bridges(layout.types.url.description).   

Sasha Huber(layout.types.url.description) is of Swiss-Haitian heritage who g artist who lives and works in Helsinki.  She has a Masters of Art, Visual Culture degree from the University of Art and Design Helsinki, now known as the Aalto University School or Arts, Design, and Architecture(layout.types.url.description) and is currently working towards her doctorate.  She is a recipient of the 2018 Finnish State Art Award, Visual Arts. 

Her works explore the politics of memory and belonging and she has been described as "… a time travelling heroine who draws attention to historic trauma and its ramifications in the present." 

The exhibit runs until May 1.

Sasha Huber interview by Jenni Pekkarinen in the uniarts blog(layout.types.url.description)