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ARTIST GARDEN: The Boat Project/ everything will be fine
Ernest Daetwyler
2018 - 2020

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This summer, Canadian artist Ernest Daetwyler is building a new site-specific work in the Museum's Artist Garden. He will transform pieces of driftwood into a boat form, embedded with a steelcut text message, to create a visual environment for both active engagement and reflection. An appropriate work for the heart of McMaster campus, the surreal and poetic installation is intended to symbolize a time of change, challenges, and the existential fluctuations that life can present.

Stay tuned for future posts featuring the artist at work at McMaster.

About The Artist
Daetwyler's multidisciplinary projects, exhibitions and public interventions are presented internationally. His numerous awards include the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, Pro Helvetia, Switzerland, the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Presence Suisse, the OAAG 2010 Exhibition of the Year Award, the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund, the Waterloo Region Arts Award and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, N.Y.



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