Holding Up the Sky
Solo Exhibition
Art Gallery of Burlington - Burlington, Ontario  
Jan 13, 2023 - April 23, 2023 

In this survey of new and recent works, multidisciplinary artist Caroline Monnet centers geometries, especially the cube, to draw attention to how different spatial relationships condition the way that we live and think. Monnet’s practice moves between textiles, photography, sculpture, and film to address the complexity of Indigenous identities and bilateral legacies, drawing from her Anishinaabe and French heritages. In her work, traditional Anishinaabe sacred geometry transforms and softens the industrial into something more personal, constructing a new point of view—centering the cube. As a form, the cube is present in architecture and many traditions of building, shaping the way we understand the world and dictating the ways in which we live, play, and learn. And, like the repetitious creations unfolded in birch biting, Holding Up The Sky follows a symmetrical continuum.

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Source : Art Gallery of Burligton
Curator: Suzanne Carte

Caroline Monnet is supported for this exhibition by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

Photo credit : Jimmy Limit

The Room, 2023
Installation made of Styrofoam, OSB, Wood
10,6 x 11,6  x 10,6  feet

Detail view of The Room

Framing the Bones, 2022
Embroidery on polyethylene
47”x 47” (each) 

Glide 02, 03, 04, 2023 
13.5”x 11.5”

Exhibtion view at Art Gallery of Burlington 

Unlikely Process 01-12, 2014 
Graphite and felt maker 
20.5”x 25.5”

Petit Papier Sablé 01,02,03,04 , 2022
10”x 9”