Last Rites Gallery is pleased to announce its 5 Year Anniversary Show that will feature over forty works of art by a selection of its acclaimed roster of artists. April 13—May 18, 2013. Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 7pm – 12am Continue reading
Maya Kulenovic is a Canadian artist, living in Toronto.rnShe was born in 1975 in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia (presently Bosnia Herzegovina).
'Art is a form of daily meditation on the three cornerstones of human experience: life, death and love. The many permutations of these three shape our daily events and human behaviour- our collective history, memory and hope
Most of my works bear some reference to war, mortality and fragility of culture. The extreme experiences of war and genocide, as collective madness, evoke an element of chaos and transform our collective consciousness, bringing out both its creative and destructive elements. I think of my paintings as investigations into the unreliable nature of safety, possessions and knowledge - and the search for spirituality of some sort, as a promise of compassion.'