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The Ben Portis Archive | Weldon Library

Friday, February 1, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library (WL)
Room: Main floor
Ben Portis

Curated by Iraboty Kazi

Weldon Library, Western University
Located in the wooden vitrines on the main floor

February 1 to February 28, 2019

Ben Portis was a writer, curator and artist from London, Ontario who made an indelible mark on the contemporary art and music scene in Canada prior to his untimely death in 2017. Selected from his archives, which were recently acquired by the McIntosh Gallery Curatorial Study Centre, this exhibition comprises examples of his writing, ephemera, small works of art, recordings, and other materials amassed by Portis over the past 30 years. McIntosh Gallery acknowledges the Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation for their support of this exhibition project.

This exhibiton was curated by Visual Arts MA candidate Iraboty Kazi.

McIntosh Gallery Curatorial Study Centre
Julia Beltrano
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