Jason de Haan, Swallow All The Brains, 2014– ongoing.

Jason de Haan

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Esker Foundation

The artistic practice of Calgary based Jason de Haan eludes categorization. His work inhabits an in-between space, a space of antidefinition. His recent exhibition, “Oh for eyes! At night we dream of eyes!” spoke to an interest in exploring non-hierarchical formations of objects. Wandering through the show, pondering, viewers first encountered clusters of crystals apparently growing from speakers. Placed in a large circle, the speakers emitted specific frequencies, vibrating at a distinct thrum. In an adjacent room, a 3D-printed female figure was caught mid-arabesque, delicately sheathed in a layer of salt that covered her face and slithered down her back. In the next gallery, an abundance of ultrasonic humidifiers– oblong and squat, some refined, others made from recycled and found materials–continuously bathed …see the entire review in the print version of March’s Sculpture magazine.

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