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Sandra Brewster: A Place To Put Your Things

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto ON

Feb 05 2022
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Sep 30 2022
Sandra Brewster: A Place To Put Your Things

Sandra Brewster, A Place to Put Your Things, 2021-2022. Powder coated steel and stainless steel. 7.6 x 10.55 x 6.2 ft. Courtesy the artist. Installation view: By Way of Communion, The Power Plant, 2022. Photo: Henry Chan.

Facing Lake Ontario, A Place to Put Your Things is Toronto-based artist Sandra Brewster’s first public sculpture.

A swing set with a seat in the form of two figures donning afros in an embrace, the piece invites participants to “a place to rest and be at peace, to unburden oneself, and simply sway at one’s own pace and rhythm,” according to Brewster. A Place to Put Your Things is a continuation of Brewster’s Smith series (2004–ongoing), which refers to the common surname and points to the absurdity of assumptions that rely on stereotypes and systems of classification, including those endured

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

400 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

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