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Surrey Art Gallery Presents

Emergent opening reception

Surrey Art Gallery Presents is an online publication series that features commentary and criticism of specially commissioned artworks, site-specific projects, and exhibitions organized by Surrey Art Gallery.

The intention of the series is to make information on exhibitions easily available to the public. These texts are often written by specialists familiar with the project in question. All Surrey Art Gallery Presents publications are available here for free download, arranged in order of publication.

Please visit our Past Exhibitions for other documents, such as exhibit pamphlets and information sheets.

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detail of Disordered Order by Debbie Tuepah

Emergent: Patrick Cruz, A.S. Dhillon, Debbie Tuepah
Dangling Modifiers - essay by Jordan Strom
Artists Biographies
List of Works

detail of Rememoration 1 by Scott Massey

SEARCH/RESEARCH: contemporary landscapes
Blaine Campbell, Landon Mackenzie, Scott Massey, David Pirrie: Search/Research - essay by Brian Foreman
Artists' Statements
Artists' Biographies

detail of collage of Vancouver Drive in East Kilbride

(sub)Urban Exchange: East < >
Introduction - by Brian Foreman
Focusing on the suburban-assigning cultural value - essay by Sylvia Grace Borda
(sub)Urban Exchange: Whalley Becomes City Centre - essay by Laura Hackett

Julie Andreyev & Simon Lysander Overstall: Salmon People
Hard Destiny: Julie Andreyev and Simon Lysander Overstall's Salmon People - essay by Carol Gigliotti
Artists' Statement

Reading the Tide: Water and Land as Storytellers of Place - essay by Ellyn Walker
Exhibition Statement

Tearing the Screen: Imaginary Encounters in the Real World - essay by Rhys Edwards
Exhibition Statement

Digital Vagrants: Paul Wong's Year of Gif - essay by Joni Low
Exhibition Statement

Bearing Witness - essay by Siku Allooloo
Exhibition Statement
Looking to Connect: Alex McLeod's PHANTASMAGORIA - essay by Sky Goodden
Exhibition Statement
Introduction - by Rhys Edwards
Artist's Statement

Dreaming the Pixel Imaginary - essay by Rhys Edwards
Jérôme Havre, Cauleen Smith, and Camille
Turner in conversation with Yaniya Lee - 
interview by Yaniya Lee