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Straight.com: Winsor Gallery

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November 4 – 27

Sensuous and richly textured, the mixed-media paintings of New Zealand–born Vancouver artist and poet Gabryel Harrison, exhibited at the Winsor Gallery from Thursday (November 4) to November 27, beg to be touched. In eight of the 16 pieces on display, Harrison had her poetry translated into Braille, which she then applied to panels and covered with gold leaf, giving the work added meaning hidden in plain view. For her piece Spill 1 (Agamemnon Channel) (seen above), Harrison applied gold leaf and bitumen to a marine chart, sounding a message as clear as a scream. A video piece and a sound sculpture round out the exhibition, which also features the artist’s deep-hued floral oil paintings…

Read More:http://www.straight.com/article-356166/vancouver/gabryel-harrison-winsor-gallery

Vancouver Courier

Painter’s latest exhibition full of textual appeal. Former New Zealander gets poetic about Braille, leather pants.

BY MICHAEL KISSINGER

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Gabryel Harrison’s latest exhibition, All The Things I Never Said, is a series of mixed-media paintings incorporating Braille, which the poet and painter succinctly says is about sex, death and money. The former New Zealander took time from her busy schedule to discuss love, language and subtle nuances of wearing leather pants…