Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Tiff Izsa, office work, 2006
Tiff Izsa, office work, 2006
2007 Open Exhibition

Tiff Izsa
...drawing a blank

May 18–June 9, 2007
Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects
1080 Queen St West

Using lateral thinking and materials from the
pedestrian landscape with inherent symbolic
natures, such as office supplies, construction and
transportation stuffs, Izsa constructs
installations to evoke rather then describe ideas
about the process of ideas and creating.
For the CONTACT installation ...DRAWING A BLANK
Izsa substitutes corporeal materials for
photographs of, and uses these as building blocks
for a large-scale, constructivist-ish installation
in her typical ephemeral style (described by
one critic as "firmly in the Abstract-Expressionist
Coming from Welland, Ontario, Toronto/Duesseldorf
artist Tiff Izsa graduated from OCAD and went on
to study at the Kunstakademie Duesseldorf in
Germany, where she has lived and worked since
2003. Izsa has received awards for her work such
as the Toronto Untitled Arts Awards "Best Emerging
Artist 2003", and has had many favourably mentions
and reviews including a focus as one of NOW
Magazines young artists to watch in 2004 and more
recently the cover and feature article of Eye
Weekly in February 2006.

Scotiabank CONTACT
Photography Festival

80 Spadina Ave Suite 205
Toronto ON M5V 2J4
Gallery Hours
Tue-Fri 11am–5pm
The CONTACT Gallery
is wheelchair accessible.