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31 Mar 1999 – 2 May 1999
Lisa Baldissera. Snow 1997. VHS video (still).
To demonstrate how artmaking counteracts the effects of privation, the Toronto-based curators Kim Fullerton and Cheryl Sourkes made an exhibition of works by young artists from Vancouver, Saskatoon, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax. They write:
Lunch Money is a metaphor for conjuring something pleasurable out of conditions of the bare minimum. You only have enough money for lunch buy you donít spend it on lunch. The art in Lunch Money provides ... an escape from austerity, depression, lack of money or opportunity. It is what you see on the wallpaper when dreaming with your eyes open...
A 22-page illustrated catalogue, with an introduction by Kim Fullerton and Cheryl Sourkes, accompanied the exhibition.
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