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MRI: From Behind the Plexi A Large-Scale Multi-Screen Video Installation by Naomi Jaye
MRI: An Immersive Video Installation by Naomi Jaye
“MRI” is a provocative, immersive video installation where viewer becomes witness and participant to the private experiences of a woman inside a MRI machine used to see inside the the body to detect, among other things, early stages of breast cancer.
"I see MRI as an empathy machine," says Naomi Jaye. "Dance is a visceral art form, there is something about a body moving that touches you in a primal way. I'm hoping this installation will speak to the emotional experience of having an MRI, and will spark conversations around the intersection of the human body, the human spirit, and medical technology."
The viewer becomes central to the installation: intimately connected to screens above them, the viewer lies flat on their back on a cot, ... view more »
Free and open to public.
Video content contains nudity and sensitive material not suitable for children.
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An artists talk with the creator of the MRI exhibit, Naomi Jaye, will be on Sunday, November 14th, at 3pm inside the Greenwin Theatre, at the Meridian Arts Centre.
5000 Yonge St - Underground lot with direct connection to MERIDIAN ARTS CENTRE; wheelchair accessible with elevators.