Natalie Purschwitz is an artist living and working on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ First Nations, also known as Vancouver. Her research draws on modes of making that include collecting, accumulating, arranging, editing, and writing. She is curious about the ways that landscapes are shaped by humans and nonhumans, through systems of organization, networks of support, and ruptures within these systems. By reconfiguring everyday objects and elemental substances, Purschwitz creates conditions for material events.
Marbled Past: Botanical Geo-scaping on Paper (drop-in)
July 9, 2022
Saturday, July 9, 1–4pm
Can time be compressed into a continuous imprint of itself? For this drop-in with Natalie Purschwitz, we look to geology for inspiration as we experience a transformational process. Using vegetable, botanical, and mineral “inks” dropped onto a seaweed size, you’re invited to marble (or pebble) your own piece of paper: a small token of time materialized.