23 September 2014 7pm
Join Mercer Union for a studio visit with artist Iris Häussler. Refreshments will be served. Free for Sustaining Members and above; open to other members and non-members for $25.
Space is limited. To ensure your place RSVP to York Lethbridge at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 416.536.1519
Iris Häussler was born in Germany and moved to Canada in 2001. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and has exhibited widely throughout Europe. She is best known for her off-site installations in which she constructs fictitious personae through the material environment they live in. Locations have included rented apartments, hotel rooms, an entire residential house in downtown Toronto for The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach (2006), and a major intervention into the Art Gallery of Ontario with He Named Her Amber (2008). Recent projects and shows include He Dreamed Overtime in the 18th Sydney Biennale in Australia (2012); Ellen’s Gift in the group exhibition More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness at SITE, Santa Fe (2012) and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (2013); and Also Known As… at Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto (2013).