Lot 47    
Joshua Vettivelu

Cut Drawing
8.5” x 5.5”
Estimate $350 framed

Courtesy of the artist 

Joshua Vettivelu is an artist, programmer, and educator working within sculpture, video, installation, and performance. Vettivelu explores how lineages of power manifest within interpersonal relationships. The Cut Drawings are a series of images that make themselves seen when backlit. Vettivelu is the recipient of the 2019 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award. Recent projects include “Digitalia”, an exhibition at the Gallery of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, This Light, a public artwork at Sheridan College's Learning Commons, and Surface Tension, a 40-tonne sand sculpture in St. John's, NL exploring the 1986 landing of Tamil migrants and the psychic effects of citizenship. Upcoming projects include a public artwork for St. Michael's Hospital’s new St. Jamestown Clinic and a solo exhibition at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington.