Friday, April 26, 2019
Roula Partheniou: Index, book launch tomorrow
[Jennifer Matotek, ed]
Roula Partheniou: Index
Regina, Canada: Dunlop Art Gallery, 2019
260 pp., 8 x 6 x 1.75", hardcover
Edition of 550
The special edition of Roula Partheniou: Index (below) is nearly sold out (there are four or five remaining) but the regular trade edition of the book is available for $30 CDN online, here, or at the launch tomorrow from 1:00 to 4:00pm at MKG127.
The book is part overview of Partheniou's practice, part beautifully designed artist-book. Published by the Dunlop Art Gallery in collaboration with Oakville Galleries, the Art Gallery of Peterborough, University of Waterloo Art Gallery and Contemporary Calgary, the volume documents exhibitions held at these venues including Chalk to Cheese, House & Home & Garden, Odd One Out and Inventory. It also includes Doppelkopf, Five O'Clock Shadow, Twofold, and the Bank of Montreal commission Cup and Ball. Additionally, the book features critical texts by editor Jennifer Matotek, Jon Davies, Ivan Jurakic, Fynn Leitch, Peggy Gale, and an interview with Nate McLeod.
MKG127 is located in Toronto at 1445 Dundas St. West between Dufferin St. and Gladstone Ave. on the south side.